Nurture a Work Culture to Foster Employee Behavioral Health
Mental health conditions like depression, substance abuse and anxiety are impacting the workplace. We see it across ages, industries and positions. As events such as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupt people’s lives, it’s vital that employers grasp the scope of the problem.
To learn more about employee expectations and behavioral health conditions in the workplace, The Standard conducted the Behavioral Health Impact Study.
Based on this study, we’ve created this resource page with data, insights and ideas. Our goal? To help you better understand and respond to employee mental health and substance abuse issues — no matter what’s happening in the world.
The State of Behavioral Health in the Workplace
COVID-19 Employee Check-In
Besides its effect on many employees’ physical health, the current COVID-19 pandemic has likely increased their stress, making the need to monitor mental health even more urgent.
Here’s an easy-to-print card with three things managers can ask about to see how employees are doing.
Data, Insights, Tips
Our research showed that overall, employers are providing some benefits and services to address mental health issues. But the study also revealed these resources aren’t enough — and that employees don't feel supported or comfortable asking for help.
What Are Employees Feeling and Saying?
of U.S. workers suffer from mental health issues.
of workers suffering from mental health issues say 20+ hours of their work time per week was less productive.
of employees are comfortable seeking help from their employer for a mental health issue.
agree helping employees who have mental health or substance abuse issues keep their jobs is the right thing for companies to do.
Source: Behavioral Health Impact Study, The Standard, 2020
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Support for Every Generation
Our research shows that millennials, Generation X and baby boomers experience their mental health and substance abuse challenges differently in the workplace.
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