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You may have noticed an increase in absences or disability claims or inpatient behavioral health stays or a general decline in optimism. Perhaps you want to better ensure you have a workplace free of mental health stigma and that you offer health and wellness programs that encourage self care. Regardless of what triggers you to focus on employee mental wellness, we applaud you.
On-staff behavioral health experts including licensed clinical social workers partner on employee claims and engage with treating providers, to help employees on claim who have mental health concerns take that next step toward their best life. Plus, our own HR team has built an inclusive environment for Sun Life’s own employees, encouraging self care and engagement, whether employees work from home or return to the office.
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
90% of people who die by suicide have experienced symptoms of a mental health condition (NAMI)
Together, we can help employees across the mental health continuum:
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