Employers should play an active role in employee’s mental health according to new survey

infographic of findings from Harris Poll
More than three in four U.S. employees (76 percent) have dealt with issues negatively affecting their mental health according to new survey results. Almost all employees (96%) agree that mental health is as important as physical health, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable.

Mental health tops the agenda this week as members of the Association’s CEO Roundtable gather on October 10th, World Mental Health Day, to discuss specific strategies to accelerate evidence-based workplace health programs to improve employee health and well-being and the health of their communities.

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