mental health

Mental health outcomes

Investigating mental health outcomes.

Clinical and Financial Outcomes Associated With a Workplace Mental Health Program Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Question: Is participation in a comprehensive employer-sponsored mental health benefit associated with reduced symptoms for employees and positive financial return on investment for employers? Findings: In this cohort study of 1132 employees participating in a workplace mental health program from 66 employers in the US, participants reported reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety. The program provided a positive return on investment for all salaries above the federal minimum wage. Meaning: Results of this study suggest that employer-sponsored, evidence-based workplace mental health programs can be beneficial for both employers and employees.