Majority of Employers Want to Promote Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

May 26, 2015 — 84% of employers believe they have a responsibility to provide a work environment that promotes mental well-being, and more than one-third of employers rate the stress level within their organizations as “high” or “very high.”

This is according to the results of a Buck Consultants at Xerox survey report, “Promoting Mental Well-being: Addressing Worker Stress and Psychosocial Risks.” The “2014 Global Survey on Health Promotion and Workplace Wellness Strategies,” which focused on companies in the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil and Singapore, found that 53% of U.S. employers rate their stress levels as above average, and 33% say that stress has increased in the past five years.

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