Employers Enhance Emotional and Mental Health Benefits for 2020

Lauren Bell News & Press

During the fall open-enrollment season, many employees will find that their companies have spruced up their well-being benefits, such as by offering programs that help workers monitor and reduce their stress levels, providing apps to support sleep and relaxation, and holding workshops on emotional resilience. Addressing employees’ emotional health and well-being can also mean providing onsite yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions. Quiet rooms at work also are now more common.

Further, employers are increasingly using telehealth programs to offer mental health counseling and being more generous with counseling sessions available through employee assistance programs (EAPs), which some are now calling “emotional assistance programs.”

Read more to see what Clark Kays, director of partner marketing at Jellyvision, has to say about mental and emotional health benefits.