Impact on Businesses
You might know first hand what payroll, insurance and supplies cost your company every month, but do you know the high price that untreated mental health disorders could be costing your company?
Critical Facts About Mental Health Every Business Must Know
Source: Mental Health America
|Fact:||Mental health disorders costs Americans more than $100 billion a year, and businesses bear much of the costs.|
Depression alone, the most common form of mental illness among adults, is responsible for over $43.7 billion in absenteeism from work and 200 million lost work days each year.
|Fact:||Depression costs the U.S. economy as much as AIDS or heart disease.|
|Fact:||Much of these costs are born by American Business in lost productivity and increased insurance/medical costs.|
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- The National Institute of Mental Health found that more than 80% of those who receive treatment for clinical depression show improvement.
- University of Michigan Depression Center conducted a survey which showed that respondents claiming that depression interferes with work or causes them to miss work, said their effectiveness at work and their ability to meet their work responsibilities improved after they received treatment.
- A study conducted by the American Journal of Psychiatry noted that anti-depressant treatment reduces overall healthcare costs by more than 70%.
We Can Help
Our goal is to help your business by helping your employees. By referring employees to us for care, your business, no matter what the industry, can decrease employee turnover and productivity losses, and build a more positive, fulfilling work environment for everyone.
Aurora Mental Health Center partners with business executives, faith-leaders, school administrators, and various clinical caregivers to provide relevant mental health information, educational support, and accept their referrals to our programs.
If you would like to refer an individual, encourage them to call 303.617.2300 for a personal consultation to see how we can help.
For clinical caregivers, we may accept your referrals by calling our Intake Department at 303.617.2400.