How mental wellness can take aim at sick leave
(August 16, 2016)
Dr. Colleen Fairbanks, Director of Behavioral Health at Interactive Health, was recently interviewed for an Employee Benefit Adviser article about emotional health in the workplace. The story includes insight for addressing stigma around mental wellness in the workplace.
“Health is health is health, so if you are truly interested in benefiting your employees’ health it just makes sense to include the emotional health component,” Fairbanks says. “Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, so if you are not targeting any interventions or providing any resources around that you are really doing your employees a disservice.”