Now more than ever, mental well-being in the workplace is more important than ever. With the pandemic, family, work, and declining mental health issues around the world, companies are quickly waking up to their employee needs.
In addition, according to The Washington Post, “More than half of employers surveyed late last year already were providing special emotional support for their workforces. In the latest Principal Financial Well-Being Index SM, mental health/well-being was the most popular category of employee benefits to add or increase among the employers surveyed. Mental health benefits improve employee morale and can have an impact on a business’s bottom line. A 2018 academic study showed employees suffering both mental and physical disorders can double or triple healthcare costs.