Did you know that mental health and substance abuse cost US businesses between $80 and $100 billion annually? What about that depression and anxiety alone cost the global economy an estimated $1 trillion each year in lost productivity?

Here are the facts:
– 300,000 people with long term mental health problems lose their jobs each year
– Scalable, low cost interventions can provide measurable improvements for employee satisfaction and productivity
– Research-based mental health programs can yield sizable returns on investment for companies
– In-house mental health programs are effective for creating a culture of transparency and accountability

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carleysime/2019/04/17/the-cost-of-ignoring-mental-health-in-the-workplace/#2b7d5fa43726