When people are physically fit they feel stronger and perform better. Mental fitness is no different.
By giving employees the tools they need to actively train their minds, they improve their ability to manage stress and boost confidence. At Starling, we consider confidence to be the antidote for anxiety and depression.
Between 2011 and 2030, the cumulative economic output loss associated with mental disorders is projected to be US$ 16.3 trillion worldwide. This brings economic output loss from mental disorders higher than cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes.
— EMBO Reports
What Organizations Value
Most About Starling Minds:
It demonstrates their commitment to the mental health and wellbeing of their people.
It improves employee engagement leading to increases in productivity and innovation.
It improves absenteeism and presenteeism rates, reducing health and disability costs.
It creates better work culture rooted in empathy, collaboration, and support.
Thousands of people use Starling Minds to become more resilient everyday.
I track participation and satisfaction ratings in Starling—Members are very very happy with the program. It’s amazing to know that 86% of our members move up the mental health continuum after using Starling Minds.
Michael Kimmis Director Income Security BC Teachers' Federation
We use Starling because we believe that the total health of our employees is important. At the end of the day, the healthier people are, the more productive they’ll be. Ultimately, Starling lets our employees know we care about their well-being.
Jon Marks Associate VP of Human Resources Justice Institute of British Columbia
We receive data reports from Starling so we can see where mental health is throughout the year. When mental health scores begin to decline, it allows us to be proactive in helping our members feel more supported.
Joe Geiser Executive Director Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario
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