Business case for mental health and substance use disorder treatment: a literature review.
Partnership for Workplace Mental Health~~~~~~
Access to quality mental health/addiction care – sometimes called behavioral health care – is essential because of the high prevalence of these conditions in the workplace and their impact on other health care costs and the corporate bottom line when left untreated. Thousands of clinical studies have shown a high degree of therapeutic effectiveness for mental health and substance use treatment and relapse prevention. There is solid evidence to support that businesses benefit from overall cost savings from medical and disability cost reduction and increased productivity when mental health/addiction treatment is provided.
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