January 11, 2020
Mental and substance use disorders are a leading cause of disability around the world. While treatment can be effective, between 76% and 85% of people in low- and middle-income countries and 35% and 50% of people in high-income countries receive no mental health care. Employers can play an important role for employees who have mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders by providing culturally relevant mental health benefits, employee assistance services and culturally competent educational materials that combat stigma. This slide deck pulls the latest data from resources of the Business Group, leading consulting firms and international organizations. Employers may use this tool to quickly access key statistics for upcoming presentations.