Engaging Today’s Workforce: Empowering Employees to Use Mental Health Benefits

Jai Hooker@Work

How Can Employers Empower Employees to Use Mental Health Benefits?

By Dan Iskra, Group Disability and Absence Product Development, MetLife

Working for organizations that provide mental health support is important to 92% of employees1 (albeit in varying degrees), yet one in three employees report that company benefits don’t meet their mental health needs.2  

Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, employers have a timely opportunity to ensure employees know about employer-provided mental health resources and feel encouraged to use them when they need them. This is increasingly important given that more than half of the U.S. workers who said their jobs have a negative effect on their mental health were not aware of workplace mental health support services.3  

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