In Australia one in five adults or 3.2 million individuals will experience a mental health difficulty in any one year, with nearly 50% of the adult population experiencing a mental health difficulty at some point in their lives.
Mental disorders account for 13.3 % of Australia's total burden of disease & injury & are estimated to costs the Australian economy $20 billion annually in lost productivity & labour participation. The cost to businesses for depression alone is $12.3 billion a year.
Australian workers with job-related stress & mental illness are absent from work for 54 days a year. More workers are absent from work because of stress & anxiety than of physical illness or injury.
Mentally healthy workplaces contribute to the mental health of all Australians & result in increased productivity & other benefits to businesses, including being more innovative & more likely to recruit & retain the best & brightest staff.
EAP Australia is an extremely cost effective and efficient means by which employers can address their employees' mental health issues. The process involves an annual registration fee of $1,100 inclusive of GST plus $85.00 per face to face consultation limited to the number of employer nominated sessions (usually 3-5). This annual registration fee also includes 10 hours of phone counselling. Employers can complete their registration online by clicking the REGISTER NOW icon below or contacting us for an invoice.
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