How To Recognize the Signs of a Mental Health Issue

Each year, one in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness, which includes depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders. Defined as a disease that causes mild to severe disturbances in thought and/or behavior, mental illness can be difficult to identify. With such a high prevalence of mental illness, there’s a high probability several employees in your workplace are among the 46.6 million who suffering. So how can employers create a system that detects when an employee seems to be struggling or better yet, foster an environment where employees can ask for help without feeling reprimanded?

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