Studies show that healthcare costs are increasing at twice the rate of inflation. In Canada, more than 50,000 strokes and 75,000 heart attacks occur every year. 8% of workers are taking medication to treat depression and other mental-health conditions. Mental illness costs the Canadian economy $51 billion each year. What are companies doing about this?
With increasing pressures both at home and at work, many employees feel undervalued and stressed. This affects performance and productivity, as we know that happy, healthy employees are more likely to treat their customers well. They are also more likely to stay with their employers.