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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With continued uncertainty and concerns driven by the war in Ukraine, rising costs, a new call to return to the office, and the prolonged pandemic, stress levels are at an all-time high affecting people’s mental health and emotional well-being. According to a poll by ComPsych®, the world’s largest provider of employee assistance, work-life and absence management services, 50 percent of employers say mental health support for their employees is the area of greatest concern and need today. When asked themselves, nearly 100 percent of employees polled say mental health support is top concern.
Chicago, IL January 12, 2022 –The quick-spreading Omicron variant continues to create new and urgent challenges for employers. ComPsych, the world’s largest employee assistance and behavioral health provider and the leader in absence management services, reports a spike in employee leave requests in the last 2 weeks with roughly 40 percent related to Covid. As infections rise and more schools across the country switch back to virtual classes or close, working parents are stretched thin managing childcare, illness and worries.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Employees’ mental health has become a serious issue in the workplace and employers face growing responsibility to stem the tide. According to a customer poll by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, 87 percent of employers say the mental health of their employees is their biggest well-being concern.
Customers Honored For Outstanding Efforts to Improve the Health and Well-being of Employees During Challenging Time
CHICAGO, IL., September 27/BusinessWire/ ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, today announced the winners of the 2021 Health @Work℠ Awards. Now in its 17th year, the customer awards recognize organizations who are improving the health and well-being of their employees with innovative, multi-platform programs.
ComPsych Poll Confirms Need for Employers to Act Now
CHICAGO, IL., September 22/BusinessWire/As the world struggles with what feels like an almost constant back-and-forth pendulum swing, business leaders are navigating an increasingly intricate workplace that includes a new contagion, burnout. According to a poll by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, 57 percent of employers say employee burnout is affecting turnover, retention and productivity at their company. Approximately 40 percent are concerned about declining employee engagement and morale.
Chicago, IL September 10, 2021/Business Wire- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens and young adults, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), teens are of growing concern with rates of suicidal ideation and attempts nearly twice as high compared to pre- pandemic times. ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of integrated behavioral health and well-being services, has seen a double-digit increase in calls related to anxiety and depression worries with their teens and a 35% spike in corporate requests for employee suicide awareness and prevention training.
CHICAGO, IL, August 12/Business Wire/As employers continue efforts to get back to a new normal, the highly contagious Delta variant and return to mask recommendation by the CDC are upending return to the office plans and leading many to contemplate mandates. According to a poll by ComPsych®, the world’s largest provider of behavioral, mental health and wellbeing services, 33% of employers are either mandating or considering mandating vaccinations of their employees and 72% are mandating masks or considering reinstating use in the office.
CHICAGO, IL, July 22, 2021 / Safety concerns, feeling overwhelmed and child care challenges are complicating a return to the workplace for many employees. According to the latest ComPsych® Tell It Now ℠ poll, released by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of comprehensive behavioral health and wellbeing solutions, worries about the Delta variant and getting sick are of greatest concern.
CHICAGO – Mar. 29, 2021 – Today, FMLASource® (a ComPsych® company) released its summary report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employer absence programs. According to FMLASource data, leave usage increased substantially due to new pandemic-related leaves. Organizations with less than 500 employees were the most affected, seeing overall leave usage increase by more than 28%.
CHICAGO – Dec. 1, 2020 – Over the past several months, as the pandemic swept across the U.S., we at FMLASource® (a ComPsych® company) saw a multitude of changes at both the federal and state level to expand the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act to protect workers in the event that COVID-19 necessitates leave.
CHICAGO – Oct. 26, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its latest Tell It Now poll, asking employees what they worried about most in the return-to-work process.
CHICAGO – May 29, 2020 – National award to recognize employer innovation in wellness and highlight how programs have adapted during COVID-19.
CHICAGO – May 18, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its Tell It Now(SM) poll, asking employees how COVID-19 has affected their sense of well-being.
CHICAGO – April 6, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its Tell It NowSM poll, asking employees what concerns them most about the coronavirus pandemic.
Twenty percent of employees are missing six or more days per year due to stress
CHICAGO – Oct. 17, 2019 – ComPsych announced the 2019 winners today for its 15th-annual Health at Work(SM) Awards...
CHICAGO – April 24, 2019, National award to recognize employer innovation in promoting workforce wellness.
CHICAGO – Dec. 17, 2018 – More people are experiencing mental-health problems at work...
CHICAGO – Dec. 10, 2018 – Some 57 percent of employees say they feel isolated at work, according to a Tell It NowSM survey released by ComPsych® Corporation today.
CHICAGO – Dec. 3, 2018 – A recent survey by ComPsych found that the top five causes of stress are...
CHICAGO – Aug. 21, 2018 some 57 percent say phones, social media keep people from being present and having live interactions.
CHICAGO – April 16, 2018 – ComPsych® Corporation announced today the call for entries for the 14th annual Health at Work AwardSM, honoring organizations who have demonstrated commitment to promoting health and wellness for their employees.
CHICAGO – Jan. 16, 2018 – Some 64 percent of employees – three out of five – say they lack the time or motivation to persist with their New Year’s resolutions, according to Tell It NowSM survey results released from ComPsych today. Another 15 percent say invitations to dinner and drinks are a major obstacle to reaching health goals in the new year.
Almost 60 percent of employees report high stress levels; 31 percent of employees say “people issues” are the top cause of stress.
CHICAGO – Sept. 18, 2017 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 13th-annual Health at Work Award...
CHICAGO – Aug. 7, 2017 – ComPsych today released its yearly aggregate report of health assessments across its book of business...
National award to recognize employer innovation in promoting workforce wellness...
Training related to 'digital mindfulness' can help bring more focus and fulfillment to the workplace...
-- Millennials have highest rate of anxiety; GenXers have most relationship issues
CHICAGO – Sept. 26, 2016 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 12th-annual Health at Work Award: City of Houston,...
CHICAGO – Aug. 9, 2016 – More than one-third of employees list personal health coaching as their top...
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OSF Focuses on Employees During Pandemic
In January, OSF HealthCare added an employee assistance program as part of the company’s “Total Rewards.” The new program is designed to help OSF staff deal with the stresses of the pandemic and make other aspects of employees' lives a little easier as well.
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2020 Health at Work℠ Award Winners: Fresenius Medical Care, MSC Industrial Supply, OMNOVA Solutions and Carenodes
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U.S. Moves to Strengthen Mental-Health Services as Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Systemic Strains
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