Depression in the Workplace
Depression Is In Your Corporation.
Did You Know That:
6% of American employees experience symptoms of Depression every year.
Employees with Depression average 27 lost workdays per year.
Employees with Depression are more likely to change jobs frequently.
Depression Symptoms in the Workplace:
Tired all the time
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