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Peer Support to Address Depression at Work

By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services 

Depression costs over $51 billion in absenteeism and lost productivity at work in the United States and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is the leading cause of disability worldwide.[1][2] Both in a business sense and a human sense, many of our workplaces are failing to promote wellbeing and support people living with depression.

Confronting the Workplace Bully

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

Improving Workplace Mental Health through EAP Usage

By Madeline Halpern, MHA Policy and Programs Analyst

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer support to employees struggling with personal and work-related problems.

Job Searching with a Mental Health Condition

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

Put Employees First for Everyone’s Mental Health

By Sachin Doshi, MHA Director of Development

Mental Health America (MHA) has existed by one name or another since 1909. We’ll be 110 years old next February. Take a moment to think about that. That’s longer than most of us will ever live. Only a few hundred people today were alive when Clifford Beers started what would become a legacy that endured — and grew — far beyond him.

Engaged Employees are Experiencing Burnout

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Program Manager

Can too much engagement affect job performance?

Findings from a recent study conducted by Yale’s Center for Emotional Intelligence, in collaboration with the Faas Foundation, found that employers are overlooking the health of their most valued employees.

Manufacturing, Retail, and Food and Beverage Industries Rank Worst for Workplace Mental Health

By Jennifer Cheang, MHA National Digital Marketing Manager

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