Better Mental Health at Work Means Better Mental Health at Home


The link between stronger workplace mental health and improved performance on critical business metrics like

The link between stronger workplace mental health and improved performance on critical business metrics like productivity, absenteeism and retention is well established. Yet the benefits of happier, mentally healthy employees extend well beyond the corporate campus to include the families they go home to every night and the communities where they live.

The effects of a poor work-life balance can be detrimental to an employee’s mental health, leading to fatigue, burnout, or worse. According to one recent study, poor mental health among parents and caregivers often translates into poor mental and physical health for children. Children of parents suffering from poor mental health experience higher rates of physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. It is also evident that when family relationships are stable and supportive, a person suffering from mental health issues or disorders may be more responsive to care and treatment.

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