Recognizing and Addressing Depression in the Workplace

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According to the Center for Disease Control, employee depression creates 200 million lost workdays each year. Between lost workdays and loss of productivity when depressed employees do show up, employers lose between $17 billion and $44 billion each year. These numbers are astounding, yet employers rarely do anything to uncover or address depression among workers. To learn more about the costs of depression and what can be done to combat it, check out the following three links.

When Depression Shows Up in the Workplace

The Paralysis of Depression in the Workplace

Five Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Depression