About 1/2 of Canadian employees will experience some form of mental illness by age 401
Are you ready to help them with understanding and support?
Mental health issues are on the rise both in Canada and globally. Supporting employee mental health is complicated and challenging. This is exacerbated by inadequate mental health benefits and resources for employers to better serve their employees. Human resource professionals and people managers must work together to find solutions that provide mental illness resources to employees proactively and reactively.
Employee emotional wellbeing is rapidly rising to the top of the agenda for many employers with companies across Canada recognizing the need for a comprehensive workplace wellness strategy. Those that had previously taken a passive approach to supporting employee health and wellbeing are now proactively creating workplace wellness programs that support all aspects of employee wellness, including mental health.
The Mercer 365 digital platform has a variety of mental wellness activities to help your employees. Employees can access the platform from any digital device. From their digital device, employees can access the all-in-one platform whether at work, at home, or on the go.
A strong corporate wellness strategy, needs to address the entire individual.
1 Canadian Mental Health Association - Fast Facts About Mental Health 2021 https://cmha.ca/fast-facts-about-mental-illness
2 5 Keys to Improving Mental Health Benefits - Mercer Canada
3 Extra costs may be incurred. Some benefit programs will cover these costs.