Employers help fight depression

Employees who get help at work have better recovery rates: Study
By Lesley Young
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/20/2007

Tackling the highly sensitive and critical issue of employee depression — responsible for 30 per cent to 40 per cent of disability claims, according to the Canadian Health Network in Ottawa — is enough to make any HR professional frown. Now, there’s reason to smile.

A study in the September issue of

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)