Different Demographic Groups Experience Mental Health Challenges in Unique Ways


Employers should consider the distinct mental health needs of different employee groups, according to new research.

“Demographic groups experience and are impacted by mental health differently. We found significant differences across racial and ethnic groups, gender, age, sexual orientation, and parents compared to nonparents,” said Mind Share Partners, a San-Francisco-based nonprofit, in its Mental Health at Work: 2019 Report.

The findings are from an online survey of 1,500 full-time U.S. workers conducted in partnership with SAP and Qualtrics.

The research found that members of Generation Z and Millennials, for example, were more likely to experience mental health symptoms for longer durations than other generations and were more open to diagnosis…





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