Despite the great work beingdone to end the stigma associated with mental illness andwell-being, many employees aren't getting the help they need.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Thanks to decades of awareness initiatives and shifting societalattitudes, seeking mental healthcare is more accepted—and morecommon—than ever. If you want to understand the importance ofmental health benefits, consider that 42% of American adults haveseen a counselor at some point, and 36% are open to the concept. This has becomeincreasingly important in the age of COVID-19 and the heightenedanxiety it has caused.

However, despite the great work being done to end the stigma associated with mental illnessand well-being, many employees aren't getting the help they need.This can have a lasting impact on the workforce culture, as well asthe overall business.

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