Investing in Mental Health to Support Our Workforce

Key Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Returning to Work: Keys to a Psychologically Safer Workplace.” Coe, E., Cordina, J., Enomoto, K, et al. McKinsey & Company. July 15, 2021. Available here.

“The State of Mental Health in America 2021.” Mental Health America. 2021. Available at

“American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: Highlights for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Providers.” National Council for Mental Wellbeing. March 2021. Available at

“Mental Health Parity in the US: Have We Made Any Real Progress?” Shana, A. Psychiatric Times. June 17, 2020. Available at

“Both Remote and On-Site Workers are Grappling with Serious Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19.” Kamal, R., Panchal, N., Garfield, R. Kaiser Family Foundation. December 22, 2020. Available at

“Mental Health Matters.” The Lancet Global Health. November 2020. Available at

“Mental Health Policy in the Era of COVID-19.” Goldman, M., Druss, B., Horvitz-Lennon, M., et al. Psychiatric Services. June 10, 2020. Available at

Additional Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“1 in 3 People Say Return-to-Office Negatively Impacted their Mental Health.” Liu, J. CNBC. August 3, 2021. Available here.

“How Simone Biles Saved Herself – and Her Teammates – at the Olympics.” Wetzel, D. Yahoo!Sports. July 27, 2021. Available here.

“How HR Leaders Can Stay Ahead on Mental Health Support.” Mayer, C. Human Resource Executive. July 21, 2021. Available at

“Bringing A Positive Lens to Workplace Mental Health.” Staglin, G. Forbes. July 13, 2021. Available at

“Pain in the Nation: Alcohol, Drug, and Suicide Epidemics. Special Feature: COVID-19 and Trauma.” Trust for America’s Health and The Wellbeing Trust. May 2021. Available at

“Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use: Comparing U.S. Needs and Treatment Capacity with Those in Other High-Income Countries.” Tikkanen, R., Fields, K., Williams, R., Abrams, M. The Commonwealth Fund. May 21, 2021. Available at

“The Economic Burden of Adults with Major Depressive Disorder in the United States (2010 and 2018).” Greenberg, P., Fournier, A., Sisitsky, T., et al. Pharmacoeconomics. May 5, 2021. Available at

“Ease HSA Users’ Access to Mental Health Care: Employer Group to Congress.” Bell, A. Think Advisor. April 19, 2021. Available at

“Mental Health Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Update” Kearney, A., Hamel, L., Brodie, M. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 14, 2021. Available at

“Lonely and Stressed: How Working from Home is Affecting Americans’ Mental Health.” Orrel, B. American Enterprise Institute. March 3, 2021. Available at

“Mental Health Innovation is Important for Economic Recovery and Upward Mobility.” Ferenstein, G. Brookings Institution. January 8, 2021. Available here.

“Pandemic-Driven Post-Traumatic Growth for Organizations and Individuals.” Olsen, K., Shanafelt, T., Southwick, S. JAMA. October 8, 2020. Available at

“Addressing the Escalating Psychiatrist Shortage.” Weiner, S. Association of American Medical Colleges. February 12, 2018. Available at 

“The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. October 25, 2011. Available at

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