Author: Jessica Webb-Ayer, XpertHR Legal Editor
- Nearly one in five American adults lives with some type of mental illness; and
- One in 25 Americans lives with a serious mental illness (e.g., major depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder).
With statistics like these, it is clear that employers need to think about the well-being of their employees. The following are key steps an employer can take to address mental health issues in the workplace.