Wellness programs provide employees and employers with a variety of helpful resources necessary for improving the overall health and lifestyle of the company as a whole.
Companies can customize programs as needed, choosing from a variety of tools, health assessments, reports, educational materials, and more.
The importance of mental health in particular is illustrated here in the potentially negative impact it can have on many areas of performance at work. Problems often result that affect every measure of a company’s success, from high turnover to low productivity.
The benefits of focusing on wellness are immediate, and they will build over time. A supportive work environment helps in reducing symptoms and risks of depression, at the same time increasing productivity and saving company dollars. Employees gain a greater sense of well-being and experience better health outcomes in a long list of areas, as shown in this infographic. Investing in a wellness program ultimately contributes long-term benefits to the bottom line, and to the well-being of everyone involved in the total enterprise.