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Chances are, your grandparents never took a mental health day. Your parents most likely didn’t, either. Previous generations often took a more skeptical approach toward the importance of mental health and viewed seeking treatment as a personal or moral failure instead of a health issue. They pushed through rather than admit to needing a day to heal mentally.

Those prevailing attitudes, however, have changed in recent years. Rather than being ashamed of needing support (never mind admitting it at work), two-thirds of workers say that they want their employer to help them take care of their stresses and anxieties, according to a recent survey by the wellness app, Calm. Luckily, that same survey also found that most employers – nearly nine in 10 – want to do just that, stating that strengthening mental health benefits was a top priority.

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