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The Economic Impact of Mental Illness: Absenteeism & Presenteeism

Starling Minds

By: Starling Minds

Last updated: October 16, 2020

Over the last decade, we’ve seen mental health awareness campaigns grown in pockets of urban areas to reduce stigma and advocate that people seek the help they need. In certain geographic areas and industries, we’ve seen a growing openness to talk about mental health. In others, the impact has remained stagnant.

Today we know that 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. and Canada will struggle with their mental health. That’s over 49 million people in North America who will report symptoms of anxiety, depression, insomnia, substance abuse, and/or suicidal ideation this year. Since the mid-2000’s researchers and think-tanks began studying and validating the economic impact of the global mental health epidemic.

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  • The Leading Cause of Absenteeism & Presenteeism
  • The Cost of Absenteeism & Presenteeism Due to Depression
  • What Increasing Work Stress & The Overwhelmed Employee Look like
  • How CBT & Mental Fitness Reduces Absenteeism & Presenteeism

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Starling Minds™ is a leading digital mental health platform that empowers organizations to cost-effectively support the wellbeing of their entire workforce. By using self-directed and digitally delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) available on-demand, Starling helps to overcome barriers that prevent most people from seeking mental health support - cost, access, and stigma.

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