Wane.com: How focusing on employee mental health could relieve the labor shortage

Many employers have struggled to attract and retain talent in recent months, including in Fort Wayne. As some try to find ways to entice potential employees with wage increases and other prizes, one expert argues employers need to focus more on the mental well-being of their workforce.

“The research is showing during the pandemic and during reintegration, there‚Äôs an increase in depression, anxiety, substance abuse, relationship conflict, domestic violence, child abuse and trauma,” said Joyce Marter, a licensed clinical professional counselor.

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