Monthly Archives: March 2018

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We Need to Talk About Mental Health at Work

While 28 percent of all women in our survey said their mental health had affected their job, a whopping 41 percent of those 18 to 29 felt that way. But experts don’t think that means women in this age bracket are doing worse. “Young women are more willing to acknowledge these issues, and […]

By |2018-03-28T13:17:09+00:00March 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on We Need to Talk About Mental Health at Work

Depression: A Costly Condition for Businesses

Why are more employers focusing on workplace mental health? Because they recognize it is costly to ignore. Depression costs employers an estimated $44 billion each year in lost productivity. About half of employees with depression are untreated. Yet with proper treatment, people with depression can get better. The key is to help employees access effective […]

By |2018-03-19T12:12:30+00:00March 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Depression: A Costly Condition for Businesses

Do Wellness Programs Make Employees More Productive?

“A survey by the Employee Benefit News magazine said that 31 percent of respondents rated mental illness as the number one reason for loss of productivity.

This is important, because with one in four adults experiencing some type of mental illness, wellness programs have become about more than just […]

By |2018-03-06T05:47:00+00:00March 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Do Wellness Programs Make Employees More Productive?

Managing Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace: Can Health Tech Help?

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Reflecting on the many changes over my working life; starting in the City as a trainee accountant, when computers were the size of a room and auditors worked with Tipp-Ex and calculators; I recall the daily […]

By |2018-03-01T15:44:42+00:00March 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Managing Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace: Can Health Tech Help?