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Most Americans believe our nation’s mental health issues are at crisis levels. And they are correct as access to care is lacking for the more than half of Americans fortunate to be covered by employer-provided health plans.

Mental health issues in the U.S. workforce cost the economy an estimated $185 billion annually in lost productivity and presenteeism and this crisis has not gone unrecognized by employers. A recent Midwest Business Group on Health benefits survey found mental health access and quality is a top priority for 93%.


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