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Employee mental health is becoming an important issue for employers, and one of the ways to help workers is through their employee benefits packages. Here we look at trends, build awareness, and share ideas for benefits managers and brokers.

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Helping workers with their mental health can ultimately help an employer’s bottom line, as effective treatments can lower total medical costs, increase productivity and reduce absenteeism. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Employers should be helping their workers combat mental illness and other mental health issues—for both the workers’ sake and for the sake of their organizations, according to the report, “Mental Health- A Workforce Crisis,” commissioned by the CEO Roundtable of the American Heart Association.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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