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10 companies boosting benefits so employees don't feel isolated or lonely in the middle of the coronavirus crisis

Business Insider Logo By Marguerite Ward of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 11: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more companies are stepping up their mental health benefit offerings for employees. Some 53% of 256 employers surveyed by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions reported providing special emotional and mental health programs for their workforce because of the pandemic. Here are several companies, including Starbucks and Target, that have boosted their mental health resources in the wake of the global outbreak. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The coronavirus pandemic has upended life as we know it for millions of Americans, causing feelings of anxiety, depression, and grief. An ongoing survey of more than 80,000 people from survey provider SurveyMonkey found that 86% of Americans are worried about the outbreak in the US.The silver lining is that companies are stepping up to help their employees by expanding their mental health benefits.   A recent survey of 256 companies by the nonprofit employer group the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions found that 53% of employers are providing special emotional and mental health programs for their workforce in the wake of the pandemic. These include changes in employee assistance programs, discounts on mental health apps, and more virtual service options like remote yoga classes. Here are 10 companies that have made changes to their wellness benefits in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.Read the original article on Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic has upended life as we know it for millions of Americans, causing feelings of anxiety, depression, and grief. An ongoing survey of more than 80,000 people from survey provider SurveyMonkey found that 86% of Americans are worried about the outbreak in the US.

The silver lining is that companies are stepping up to help their employees by expanding their mental health benefits.   

A recent survey of 256 companies by the nonprofit employer group the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions found that 53% of employers are providing special emotional and mental health programs for their workforce amid the pandemic. 

These include changes in employee assistance programs, discounts on mental health apps, and more virtual service options like remote yoga classes. 

Click through the gallery above for 10 companies that have made changes to their wellness benefits in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

 
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