Employee mental health a 'quiet crisis': Report

1-in-5 workers have some form of mental health disorder
By
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/07/2008

Mental health conditions are depleting the human capital of Canadian companies, according to a new report.

Companies are facing a "quiet crisis," with lost productivity and absences due to mental health conditions costing three to four times more than the cost of health-care and disability claims for the same conditions, according to the report by Vancouver-based employee assistance program provider Wilson Banwell PROACT Human Solutions.

The report,