Mental health has been at the forefront of the pandemic—and for good reason. Mental health issues like depression, anxiety, stress and burnout have soared in the wake of COVID-19, causing smart employers to take a hard look at their benefits offerings—and workplace culture—in an effort to help employees.
Mental health issues will “far exceed the duration and impact of COVID itself,” Garen Staglin, chairman of One Mind at Work, said recently during a webinar. “There’s no vaccine for anxiety. There’s no vaccine for depression.” In addition to COVID-19 and its associated effects, a weak job market, racial tensions and the