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Mental Health First Aid at Work

Mental Health First Aid at Work is a mental health training program that teaches participants how to notice and support an individual who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis in a work environment and connect them with appropriate employee and community resources. Mental Health First Aid at Work is a skills-based, experiential and evidence-based practice.

Case Study

How Mental Health First Aid in Work is helping Astellas Pharma US.

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Why Mental Health Matters in the Workplace

10.8M
Approximately 10.8 million full-time workers have a substance use disorder.
35M
As many as 35 million workdays are lost each year due to mental illness.
$105B
Untreated mental illness in the workplace costs businesses $105 billion each year – mostly due to lost productivity.

How Mental Health First Aid at Work Can Help

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Reduces stigma
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Increases employees’ mental health and substance use literacy.
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Increases likelihood that employees will reach out to someone who may be facing a mental health or substance use challenge.
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Teaches employees how to connect a distressed person with the appropriate resources, in accordance with company policies.

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To read more about how Mental Health First Aid is helping critical populations,
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