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Join the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition (BHC) as they interview regional and national thought leaders on actionable strategies to achieve higher-value health care and improved well-being for businesses, their employees and the community at large.

Stress and negative emotions have been on the rise since the beginning of the pandemic, with 41.5% of U.S. adults exhibiting signs of anxiety or depression in 2021 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For decades, organizations have depended on Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) to support mental and behavioral health across the workforce. However, COVID-19 has ampilifed the importance of these resources, while also encouraging new strategies to better engage employees. During this featured podcast from Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest, Alyssa Divjak, Benefits Analyst, at BHC employer member World Wide Technology speaks to the value of their EAP, the importance of leadership support in reducing stigma, and other tips for increasing utilization of available tools.

 

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