The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 18–20% of our population.
• These problems tend to be hidden at work because of the stigma connected to mental illness. Employees fear ridicule, being passed for promotions and losing their jobs.
• As a result, mental health problems go unrecognized and untreated.
• This not only damages a person’s health and career, but also reduces productivity at work.
• Recognition, referral and treatment of the mental illness can lessen symptoms and improve job performance.
• Hotchner Workplace Wellness offers an overview of the most common occurring types of mental concerns found in the workplace and addresses what types of behaviors are associated with the illness.
• The training offers a step by step guide for intervening with an impaired employee. This is done in an ethical fashion.
• The cost of intervention and treatment are far less than the cost of absenteeism and below par work or presenteeism.