About the research brief

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans have experienced mental illness. According to a 2019 US workforce survey, 83% of employees reported experiencing stress on a regular basis and 50% reported missing one or more days of work because of behavioral health issues. This mental health burden translates into significant social and economic costs.

This brief covers:

  • The link between mental and physical health
  • The cost of mental health 
  • The Ginger system and approach

“Nearly 1 in 3 of working-age adults experience a mental health crisis -- regardless of gender, race/ethnicity, industry, or occupation.”

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