A Quiet Crisis: The Business Case for Managing Employee Mental Health
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Other TitlesHuman Solutions Report 2008
AbstractThe 2008 report discusses the many issues related to mental illness and its impact on the workforce. It outlines the most common conditions that afflict large populations of employees, the barriers to proper diagnosis, the evidence-based treatment options and what employers can do to address this growing source of lost productivity and human suffering in their organizations.
Table of ContentsIntroduction. 1 - Mental Health Conditions and Their Causes. 2 - Inadequate Care and the Resulting Cost Burden. 3 - Use and Effectiveness of Mental Health Treatment. 4 - How Employers Can Create Mentally Healthy Workplaces. Final Statement. References (81). Tables (7).
DescriptionThis is a special report that reviews the research and applied literature on the topic of mental health and the workplace. It is written for a business audience. It is 32 pages long and printed in color.
CitationAttridge, M. (2008). A quiet crisis: The business case for managing employee mental health. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Human Solutions. Available at: http://www.homewoodhumansolutions.com/docs/HSreport_08.pdf
SponsorsHuman Solutions (EAP provider in Canada)
Employee assistance programs