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A recent study found that two thirds of employers are disappointed with the current state of mental health benefits in the workplace. While employers recognize the importance of mental health support, they often struggle to offer comprehensive coverage due to cost and complexity. The traditional approach of providing mental health support through employer-sponsored health plans and EAPs has not effectively met the varied needs of employees, is oftentimes cost-prohibitive, lacks specialized providers, and frequently involves long wait times.

To effectively support employee mental health and total wellbeing, employers should prioritize year-round education, culture building, and tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of their demographics. By investing in mental health support, employers can improve employee wellbeing, increase productivity, and ultimately create a more positive and supportive workplace culture.

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