Deloitte has released a study that proves companies which invest in preventive programs to promote mental health among employees make more money. Now, this seems very obvious–happy, motivated people make better results than depressed, unmotivated people! But now there is a study from a big company to prove that mental health investment pays off. Yes, it’s about time.
The study states that about 500,000 Canadians are unable to work at some point due to poor mental health or mental illness, and the direct/indirect costs are about $56 billion!
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