90% of employers say they’re investing more in mental health programs

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In addition to the mental health, mindfulness, and stress management investments, other areas of investment were telemedicine and COVID 19 vaccinations.

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to create business disruption and increased stress for employees, companies are signaling they are ready to invest significant resources to provide mental health and wellness programs for workers, a new study has found.

The 2022 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report, released by Wellable Labs, found that 90% of employers reported increasing their investment in mental health programs, 76% were increasing investment in stress management and resilience programs, and 71% were increasing investment with mindfulness and mediation programs.