Employee mental health is a broad and complex issue. And even though more than 90% of employers plan to increase investment in workforce mental well-being over the next 3 years, addressing mental wellness can be a daunting task.1
Physical, financial, and emotional challenges can all contribute to declining mental wellness for employees and their families. For example, burnout, sleep disturbances, and substance use can all cause, and be symptoms of mental health issues. All of which can negatively impact an organization’s morale, culture, and growth.
According to a recent survey, 91% of respondents believe that a company’s culture should support mental wellness.⁵
To start, navigating mental wellness treatments can be frustrating and time consuming. In addition, many offerings are reactive, not proactive; only addressing issues in times of crisis.
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The number of organizations that agree expanding mental health resources is extremely important has doubled since 2016.9 These feelings are in part driven by recent studies that show investing in workforce mental well-being can positively impact absenteeism, productivity, and medical costs.10
For every $1 invested in mental health, there is a return of investment of $4 from improved health and ability to work. That’s 300% ROI.¹¹
Not all workforce mental wellness solutions are the same. To achieve a positive impact, employers need a solution that will give them more support, like frequent and proactive outreach, personalized care plans and convenient access to resources.
That’s why Guardian has partnered with Spring Health to bring personalized mental wellness benefits to employees and their families.