The Facts

Mental health has been hidden behind a curtain of stigma and discrimination for too long.

The World Health Organisation (WHO)

With some guidance from mental health experts, employers can support the strength and resilience of their greatest resource: their people. To address mental health, create a culture of wellness, practice compassionate leadership, and provide access to direct services with an Ei in-house therapist.


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Mental health disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and could cost the global economy up to $16 trillion between now and 2030 if a collective failure to respond is not addressed (Lancet Commission Report)


The analysis, led by the World Health Organisation , found that without scaled-up treatment, a staggering US$ 12 billion working days – or 50 million years of work – will be lost to depression and anxiety disorders each year between now and 2030. It puts the annual loss to the global economy at US$ 925bn (WHO)


For every US$ 1 put into scaled up treatment for common mental disorders, there is a return of US$ 4 in improved health and productivity (WHO)


58% of senior business leaders say that in their position it’s hard to talk about mental health (Bupa)


78% of employees feel their companies should do more to protect the mental health of their workforce (Oracle)


81% of Gen-Zers and 68% of Millennials have left jobs for mental health reasons (Harvard Business Review)


Four in ten workers feel burned out due to factors such as threatened job security, longer work hours, and the need to juggle work and family demands[1]


60 per cent of employees have never spoken to anyone about their mental health[2]


65 per cent of managers say they could do their jobs more effectively if they found ways to more easily manage distressed employees[3]

[1] ‘SHRM Survey: 41 Percent of Workers Feel Burnt Out During Pandemic’, 2020, May 11, Society for Human Resource Management, retrieved February 21, 2023,


[2] Greenwood, K., Bapat, V., and Maughan, M. (2019, October 7). ‘Research: People Want Their Employers to Talk About Mental Health’, Harvard Business Review, retrieved February 21, 2023,


[3] ‘Nine in Ten (91%) Managers and Supervisors Agree It’s Important to Improve Their Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace’, 2012, Oct 18, Ipsos, retrieved February 21, 2023,

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