Mentally healthy workplaces = good Return On Investment

Today’s report from Beyond Blue about mental health in the workplace, shows that for every dollar that businesses spend on an effective mental health strategy, they get an average $2.30 return on investment (ROI).

The impact of employees’ mental health conditions on productivity, participation and compensation claims, costs Australian employers at least $10.9 billion a year.

Prepared by PwC, the Heads Up report emphasises that businesses need to create a workplace where staff can be be mentally healthy and productive – they not only owe it to their staff but also to their business’s profitability.