Open Your Mind To Address Mental Well-Being #letsgettalking
Is your organization talking about mental health? It should be.
The Case for Mental Wellness
Mental health issues are on the rise, and it’s affecting our workplaces. The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of the world’s population is affected by mental health disorders.1,2
- 30% Mental disorders account for 30% of the nonfatal disease burden worldwide, on par with noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases. 3
- 3/5 Three out of five employees have suffered mental health issues as a result of work in the last year. 4
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Employees’ Mental Health
Ignoring these issues won’t make them go away — and ignoring them can also be costly. Although you may not see it directly, the impact of these issues on your organization can be significant.
So What Can Employers Do?
Addressing mental well-being is a continuous journey. We can provide support to help you maximize the effectiveness of your mental wellness program. The journey begins with understanding your workforce and its needs — so that you can design the right mental well-being framework for you and your employees — and includes an effective communication campaign to drive awareness.