Mental health issues in your workplace are already costing you.
One in five Australian workers is currently experiencing a mental health condition.
20% of your employees need support today. Less than half of the people experiencing these conditions seek help.
Can you support your team more effectively?
Our data shows that 44% of corporate customers in Australia said they would NOT have reached out for help if text- counselling had not been available. (Based on Virtual Psychologist servicing 400,000 + employees across 260 organisations in Australia).
Our proactive, whole-of-organisation approach provides a return on investment through improved employee morale, increased engagement, and greater productivity.
Mental ill-health impact in the Australian workplace
Anxiety and depression tend to affect people during their prime working years.
Although anxiety and depression can be as debilitating as a serious physical illness, less than half of the people experiencing these conditions seek help.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). (2008). National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results, 2007. Cat. no. (4326.0). Canberra: ABS.
The impact of mental health conditions is measured as the total cost of absenteeism, presenteeism and compensation claims estimated in one year across all industries. This is estimated to be approximately $10.9 billion per year. This comprises $4.7 billion in absenteeism, $6.1 billion in presenteeism and $145.9 million in compensation claims.
Source: PWC / Beyondblue/ national Mental Health Commission (2014)