A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. Healthy Life Resources, offered through Northern Light Acadia Hospital, offers comprehensive mental wellness consultation, education, and coaching for employees.
Ensuring your employees have access to mental health resources leads to early intervention, improved well being, and reduced healthcare costs - for them and for you. Make mental health benefits part of your employee medical plan.
Healthy Life Resources: for a healthier, happier, more robust workforce.
As healthcare and employment costs continue to rise for businesses in Maine, employers are seeking more creative and effective solutions to reduce costs, care for employees, and remain competitive in an ever-changing market. Preventive care and interventions are an opportunity for significant cost savings, particularly for self-insured businesses.
Northern Light Acadia Hospital’s Healthy Life Resources program is designed to address the mental health and wellness of employees in the workplace. This service allows for early intervention, improved employee health, and reduced costs for businesses and individuals.
Behavioral health directly affects physical health and workplace wellness.
Only hypertension and heart disease rank ahead of behavioral health conditions in the list of top ten healthcare cost drivers in the workplace. Typically more than 70% of expenditures associated with mental illness and substance use disorders present in indirect costs such as employee absenteeism, loss of productivity, turnover, and training costs for replaced workers rather than direct medical expenses.*
*The Business Case for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Literature Review (2009)
Download our HLR brochure HERE.