(Source: https://digitalhealthtimes.com/) Digital mental health organization SilverCloud Health has released its 2021 Employee Mental Health and Well-being Report. The report is an up-to-date, wide-ranging study examining employers’ role in providing expanded support to their employees to help curb the mental health crisis. The survey data show that many employees struggle with reduced productivity due to stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and that employees’ mental health symptoms are going unaddressed and becoming more significant.
Key Findings – 2021 SilverCloud Health Report
Traditional in-person mental health therapies aren’t adequate to address the widespread feelings of enhanced stress and anxiety across the population, given challenges with barriers to care and stigmas associated with seeking support for mental health disorders. With nearly one in five U.S. adults living with a mental illness (51.5 million in 2019), estimates suggest that only half of the people with mental illnesses receive treatment. Technology has opened a new frontier in mental health support and data collection.
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