As Kelly Greenwood, founder and CEO of Mind Share Partners, told HBR: “One silver lining of the pandemic is that it is normalizing mental health challenges. Almost everyone has experienced some level of discomfort.” 

Sure, the effects of the pandemic will eventually taper off. However, that doesn’t mean the need for mental health resources and benefits will decrease with it. In fact, our survey found that demand for care will only increase in the future.

95%

of HR pros anticipate employees will continue to seek mental health care at higher rates than they did pre-pandemic.

64%

of employees are on the same wavelength—two-thirds confirm they intend to seek more mental health care.

HR: Moving forward, employees will seek more mental health care than they have in the past.

Employees: Moving forward, I intend to seek more mental health care than I have in the past.