Brain with gears The most common resources employees want at their workplace include mental health training and clearer or more available information about where to go or who to ask for mental health support(. Image: Shutterstock)

A significant amount of workers dealing with mental health issues have left a job—with younger workers leaving in higher numbers, according to Mind Share Partners’ 2019 Mental Health at Work Report.

More than a third of the 1,500 U.S. workers polled say they left a previous role due partly to mental health reasons—and more than half of those respondents say that dealing with mental health issues was a primary reason and a majority of them (63 percent) have left voluntarily.

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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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