The study by the insurance giant also finds that 34% of U.S. workers reported feelings of depression or anxiousness at least once a week this year. This is up from 20% in 2020.
“Our data shows an undeniable, direct correlation between employee mental well-being, mental health support, and the impact to a company’s bottom line,” The Hartford’s Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift said.
“Employers who want a contemporary, inclusive workplace that supports its people should proactively invest in mental health, with an eye to empathy and equity. The need is real, and the time is now.”