Mental health and wellness services have become an increasing priority for companies looking to support employees navigating stress, burnout, and more. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know.
With stay-at-home orders and a shift to remote work, the pandemic has created new challenges for people across the workforce.
Collectively, compounding stressors — from abnormal working habits to increased caregiving responsibilities — led to increased reports of symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorder. In fact, 4 in 10 adults in the US reported issues in January 2021, up from just 1 in 10 in the first half of 2019.
The overall decline in mental health and wellbeing has been met with an increased focus on employee burnout and absenteeism.