Two national surveys reveal a disconnect between employees and employers regarding mental health need. Overall, 65% of employers report that employee mental health is supported well or very well; while 51% of all employee respondents said the same. For frontline workplaces, or workplaces with personnel that interact directly with consumers or clients in the workplace, the disconnect was greater - 71% of employers said that employee mental health was supported well or very well, but only 27% of employees said the same. About 31% of employers said improving access to mental illness treatment is a priority, and 20% said improving access . . .
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