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Depression in the Workplace

Depression Is In Your Corporation.

Did You Know That:

6% of American employees experience symptoms of Depression every year.[1]

Employees with Depression average 27 lost workdays per year.[2]

Employees with Depression are more likely to change jobs frequently.[3]


Depression Symptoms in the Workplace:    

Tired all the time



[1] Wang PS, et al. “Making the Business Case for Enhanced Depression Care: The National Institute of Mental Health–Harvard Work Outcomes Research and Cost-Effectiveness Study,” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (April 2008): Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 468–75.

[2] Kessler RC et al: Prevalence and Effects of Mood Disorders on Work Performance in a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Workers. American Journal of Psychiatry, Sept. 2006, pp. 1561-1568.

[3] Loeppke R, et al. “Health and Productivity as a Business Strategy: A Multiemployer Study,” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (April 2009): Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 411–28.


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