Why so many EAPs are failing workers

Employers can't ignore the staggering costs of depression
By Robert Wilson
|CHRR, Report on Healthy Workplaces|Last Updated: 04/25/2006

Employee mental health is starting to get the attention it so rightly deserves. Employers simply can’t ignore the staggering costs attached to depression.

In 2002 the Toronto-based Global Business and Economic Roundtable on Addiction and Mental Health estimated the cost of depression to Canadian employers at $33 billion. In September 2003, the

Canadian Community Health Survey on Mental Health and Well-being