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

Employers are nearly unanimous in their agreement that employee’s mental health has a direct impact on a company’s performance. In fact, employers collectively lose somewhere around $225.8 billion annually to stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other mental health issues.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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