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What the stats say

Mental Health Productivity Commission 2019

National Mental Health Commission reported in 2016 that the cost of mental ill-health in Australia equated to around $4,000 per person or $60 billion for the nation as a whole.

Analysis has also been done in relation to the cost of mental ill-health to employers. Mental Health Australia published a report finding mental ill-health in the workplace cost $12.8 billion in Australia in 2015-16. This equates to an average cost of $3,200 for each employee experiencing mental illness and up to $5,600 for those employees whose mental illness was considered severe.

Improved mental health and well-being can lead to better workplace outcomes; similarly, improved workplace outcomes can improve mental health and wellbeing.

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Mental ill-health costs an average of $5,600 per full time employee with severe mental illness

Surprising Mental Health Costs

“”more than six million working days are lost per year as a result of one mental illness alone – depression – and each worker whose depression is untreated costs their employer $9,660″”

Cost of Ignoring Mental Health

“Presenteeism, where people are less productive in their role due to a mental health condition, is estimated to cost Australian business $6.1 billion a year.”

Forecasting Mental Health Investment

Investing In Mental Health Makes Financial Sense

  • 73% of people with workplace mental illness took five days or more off work.
  • 25% of the workforce suffer mild depression resulting in 50 hours of absenteeism per person per annum.
  • This increased to 138 hours off work for a further 8% who suffer moderate or severe depression.

How do invest?

  • Mental health sessions for employees for two hours a year = productivity, well being and better community outcomes
  • Addressing depression with reducing 50 hours to 42 hours or less with a basic hourly session every six months will build resilience in your business
  • 8% multiplied by the number of staff TIMES their hourly rate = $$$
  • Investment is key ahead of the mental health curve

 

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What information does my employer know about my sessions?

All sessions are confidential and only if there is a mandatory reporting and/or duty of care warnings that come up in the sessions will any content be revealed.  You will be notified before a professional about their indication to notify appropriate authorities

Make it a win for your organisation

Now membership / associations can get a financial return on every single EAP hourly session.  We believe in mental health for all employees.

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Now membership / associations can get a financial return on every single EAP hourly session.  We believe in mental health for all employees.