The Cost Of Ignoring Mental Health In The Workplace

This article was originally published by Carley Sime at Forbes Mental health and substance abuse cost US businesses between $80 and $100 billion annually. Another study showed that serious mental illness costs America up to $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year Depression is thought to count for up to 400 million lost work days

Physical health and mental health

This article was orginally published by Physical health and mental health A clear distinction is often made between ‘mind’ and ‘body’. But when considering mental health and physical health, the two should not be thought of as separate. Poor physical health can lead to an increased risk of developing mental health problems. Similarly, poor mental health

Mental Health Facts

Mental Health Facts 1 in 5 (46.6 million) adults in the United States experience a mental health condition in a given year. 1 in 25 (11.2 million) adults in the United States experience a serious mental illness in a given year. Approximately 46.6 million adults in the United States face the reality of managing a

What is Stigma?

What Is Stigma? People experiencing mental health conditions often face rejection, bullying and even discrimination. This can make their journey to recovery longer and more difficult. Stigma is when someone, or you yourself, views you in a negative way because you have a mental health condition. Some people describe stigma as shame that can be

Talk to your teen about their mental health

Adolescence is a difficult time for teens and parents. With so much change happening for your child, it can be difficult to know when they’re experiencing regular teen moodiness and when they might be struggling with their mental health More than 22 percent of people between 13 and 18 will experience a mental health or

Co-occurring Alcohol Use Disorder And Mental Health

Co-occurring alcohol use disorder and mental health It’s not uncommon for someone who has one mental health disorder to also be living with another. For example, people will often experience both depression and anxiety at the same time, and the symptoms of these disorders can be difficult to manage together. The same is true of