Business & Organizations
Mental illness is much more common and costly to employers than most realize...
- improved patient outcomes
- increased productivity
- reduced time away from work
- minimized healthcare costs
- increased motivation and work ethic
- more proactive and satisfied workforce
- consistent and naturally motivated team
Benefits For Your Company
■ According to the Surgeon General, one in five adults (20%) will experience a diagnosable mental illness in any given year. About 15% of those will also experience a co-occurring substance abuse.
■ Mental illness and substance abuse annually cost employers in indirect costs an estimated $80 to $100 billion.
■ Mental illness short-term disability claims are growing by 10% annually and can account for 30% or more of the corporate disability experience for the typical employer.
■ More than half of Americans live with chronic or recurrent pain including headaches, back pain, and neck pain. This persistent pain interferes with mood, activity, sleep, and ability to do work and enjoy life.
■ The prevalence of pain has a tremendous impact on business, with a recent report by the Institute of Medicine indicating that the annual value of lost productivity in 2010 dollars ranged between $297.4 billion to 335.5 billion. The value of lost productivity is based on three estimates: days of work missed (ranging from $11.6 to $12.7 billion); hours of work lost (from $95.2 to $96.5 billion); and lower wages (from $190.6 billion to $226.3 billion
So, how does a company change a mentally unhealthy workplace — or a marginally healthy one — to a healthy workplace?
We combine a unique mind and body approach to provide on-site mental health and chiropractic services.
Dedicated and experiences counselors offer confidential screenings and psychological testing, conduct employee awareness programs about depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. We provide mindfulness-based stress reduction programs, meditation and stress relief workshops, and educate managers and staff about mental disorders.