Brain in head outline Employees need their employers to share the cost of mental health treatment as a bona fide employee benefit.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 20% of adults in the U.S. will experience mental health problems each year, yet less than half of those diagnosed receive treatment. Why? The almighty dollar, of course.

Mental health care is expensive, and many adults, even those gainfully employed and with tremendous benefits, cannot afford the ongoing costs necessary to treat the many common mental health issues afflicting society today.

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