According to the World Health Organization, mental health is describedas: “a state of well-being in which every individual realizes hisor her own potential, can cope with the normal stress of life, canwork productively and fruitfully, and is able to make acontribution to his or her community.” But the World HealthOrganization’s definition applies only to part of thepopulation.

At any given time, one-in-five American adults suffers with amental health condition that impacts their daily lives. Stress,anxiety and depression are among the most prevalent for injuredworkers. Left untreated they can render a seemingly straightforwardclaim nearly unmanageable, resulting in poor outcomes andexorbitant costs.

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