Ibi -

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the right time to learn how mental illness and job stress may affect your employees, their performance and your business.

One in four Americans is affected by mental illness each year, and the World Health Organization says depression will be the costliest disease burden by 2020. When it comes to mental health, IBI’s research has shown a strong relationship between workplace climate, employee health and work outcomes such as absence and job performance. Specifically, we found that as mental health symptoms worsen job performance declines – and those performance declines are exacerbated by unsupportive work climates. Here are some key IBI resources to help you see the big picture:

At IBI’s 2016 Forum, four presentations focused on mental health issues, from depression in Tennessee to well-being in Texas, highlighting how employers can support mental health and improve attendance, performance and return to work. The below resources identify the strategies, successes, and challenges employers have had in minimizing workplace stress, implementing programs that identify and treat depression, and encourage a culture of mental well-being. Download the presentations here:

Related Posts
    Current or Archive

    see all topics
    Tags

    see all topics
    Keyword Search
      September is Pain Awareness Month: Creating a Supportive and Safe Work Environment
      Sep 22, 2022
      August is National Immunization Month: Is your organization finally getting back to basics?
      Aug 25, 2022
      Combating Workforce Migraine Virtually
      Aug 11, 2022

      IBI Membership

      Sidebar-IBI-Membership

      Get access to the latest tools and research on health and productivity.

      IBI Tools

      Sidebar-IBI-Tools

      Use our resources and proprietary tools to turn data into action.