We’re educating, advocating and creating programs that help dispel stigma associated with mental health and addiction, all while encouraging support and treatment.
Mental health matters now more than ever. And reducing stigma in the workplace is paramount to improving the lives of millions of Americans. It’s why we’re taking action to address the mental health and addiction crisis.
“Employers who prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), invest in employee mental health, and lead with empathy will differentiate themselves in the marketplace, achieve better business outcomes and help millions of Americans enjoy healthier lives.”
Of employers in 2022 felt the mental health of their workforce had a negative financial impact on their companies.
Of U.S. workers reported feeling depressed or anxious at least once per week in 2022.
Of employers acknowledged that stigma prevents individuals from seeking treatment.
Mental Health in the U.S. Workplace
As burnout, anxiety and depression rises among U.S. workers, companies must be part of the solution. At the Milken Institute’s 2022 Global Conference, The Hartford's CEO Chris Swift advocated for employers to create open, inclusive work environments, invest in employee mental health, and lead with empathy in order to improve worker wellness and satisfaction, retention and overall performance.