If helping out their fellow man doesn??t convince health leaders to take depression seriously, doing so would also make economic sense, according to the World Health Organization. For every $1 USD invested in increasing depression and anxiety treatment, countries would see returns of $4 USD, because of better health and increased ability to work. Failure to adequately address depression can lead to financial loss for families, employers, and governments alike, the WHO noted.
Not only is depression hard on folks and their loved ones, it's hard on the bottom line. What are some ways small business owners can be supported and be supportive around depression in a society where healthcare is uncertain, expensive and can feel like a luxury?
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