Our Experts Get Real About Depression in the Workplace
Depression is a leading mental health condition for working-aged adults. The Center for Workplace Mental Health estimates between 6% and 7% of workers experience depression and many more suffer with undiagnosed conditions. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), it is common for someone with an anxiety disorder to also experience depression or vice versa. ADAA reports almost one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Yet, they are separate conditions with unique treatments.
Our own Cal Beyer, CSDZ VP Workforce Risk and Worker Wellbeing, and Leia Spoor, Holmes Murphy Sr. Clinical Consultant, recently co-authored an article about this in Construction Executive called “Understanding and Addressing Depression in the Workplace.”