Mental Health Statistics Garth Jansen
THE REALITY of Mental Health in Your Business
The economic costs of mental health problems in Canada are estimated at $51 billion per year. (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
83% of employees believe they have a responsibility to self-identify if they have a mental illness. Only 31% felt that their direct supervisor would not be understanding or supportive if they did so (Ipsos Reid, 2012).
65% of managers/supervisors say they could do their job more effectively if they found ways to more easily manage distressed workers (Ipsos Reid, 2012)
A 2012 survey completed by Ipsos Reid, with more than 6600 working individuals, indicates that 70% of Canadian employees report some degree of concern with psychological health and safety in their workplace.
Over 50% of employees surveyed reported experiencing frustration, exhaustion or irritation sometimes or often in the previous month. About a quarter reported experiencing anxiety, helplessness or depression.
About 60% of managers/supervisors admitted that dealing with conflict is one of the most stressful parts of their job (Ipsos Reid, 2012)
Symptoms of mental health do affect your business. Imagine your employees living with symptoms such as this short list below while doing their job.
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