Tag Archive: mental health coverage

How to Support Mental Health in Your Workplace

Earlier this year, I experienced a mental health crisis. I spent five nights at an in-patient program. This was followed by over six weeks at a partial hospitalization facility, which… Read more >

A New Demand for Workplace Wellness Programs As Employees Struggle

Workers faced new or heightened challenges to their physical, mental and financial well-being over the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of those challenges are still lingering. Workplace wellness benefits were forced… Read more >

Five Steps to Reducing Mental Health Stigma at Your Workplace

Stigma can be one of the greatest barriers to psychological health and safety in the workplace, especially for employees with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Eliminating stigma… Read more >

Challenges of Mental Health Parity Compliance

Mental health and substance use disorders continue to be a concern for employers. As the pandemic is about to enter its third year, many express a heightened need for mental… Read more >

COVID-19 Creates Shift in Mental Health Benefits Over Past Two Years

In less than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new mental health challenges or intensified existing issues for workers across the United States and Canada. Organizations are expanding and… Read more >

Using Mental Health Apps as Part of Your Employee Wellness Strategy

Using Mental Health Apps as Part of Your Employee Wellness Strategy

Digital mental health tools have been growing in popularity, especially as plans and organizations navigate lockdowns and remote work arrangements that have kept employees apart during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many… Read more >

What to Consider When Choosing a Mental Health Benefits Strategy

What to Consider When Choosing a Mental Health Benefits Strategy

From traditional employee assistance programs (EAPs) to bots that use artificial intelligence, the range of options to address worker mental health challenges has grown. What should employers and plan sponsors… Read more >

Encourage Inclusivity and Flexibility With Proactive Employee Benefits

Encourage Inclusivity and Flexibility With Proactive Employee Benefits

The pandemic has brought new workforce situations requiring new solutions to the forefront of our daily lives. Innovative and proactive employee benefits can answer some of these current challenges. We’re… Read more >

Mental Health for Essential Workers: Best Practices From an LA Fire Captain

Mental Health for Essential Workers: Best Practices From an LA Fire Captain

If you’re a regular Talking Benefits listener, you know we’ve frequently covered the topic of mental well-being. This is because of the significant impact this issue has throughout our country… Read more >