Mental health word cloud For allthe wellness initiatives and support tools employers are offering,you'd think they'd know a little more about the actual mentalhealth benefits included in their health plan. (Image:Shutterstock)

Employers are nearly unanimous in their agreement thatemployee's mental health has a direct impact on a company's performance. In fact, employerscollectively lose somewhere around $225.8 billion annually tostress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other mentalhealth issues.

So why aren't they doing more to address the issue?

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.