- 26 out of every 100 employees need mental health care
- Mental illnesses cause more days of work loss and work impairment than any other chronic health conditions, including arthritis, asthma, back pain, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease
- More than 80% of employees who receive treatment for mental illness report improved levels of work efficacy and satisfaction.
- Treating depression saves companies $2,000 annually per employee through improved health and productivity (includes mental health costs).
Sources: Partnership for Workplace Mental Health and National Institute of Mental Health
Learn more about mental health and the workplace:
Right Direction: Depression @ Work
Partnership for Workplace Mental Health
Mental Illness and Work
Support an Employee
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission