Anxiety and depression are having an increasing effect on the workplace
Anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions, affecting almost 2 in 10 adults each year, and it's not uncommon for them to go hand-in-hand with depression. Amid economic recession and financial worries, depression and anxiety rates are reported to have recently increased by 25%.
Here, we'll explore the connection between anxiety disorders and depression, and how employers can support employees, including by better leveraging benefits packages, who may be struggling.
Understanding anxiety disorders and depression