92% of Brazilians look for companies with mental health programs – Metro World News Brasil

92% of Brazilians look for companies with mental health programs - Metro World News Brasil

One Search developed by Pearson revealed that Brazilians are increasingly anxious Mental health and wellness inside companies in which they work. According to the survey, 92% Say to prioritize, when searching for new jobcompanies that offer some kind Service or Program Focus on issues.

For 71% of participants in Brazil, organizations must provide mental health services to employees free of charge.

Additionally, for 65% of those interviewed in the Global Learner Survey, companies should expand health plan benefit coverage with mental services and care.

For 59% of Brazilian employees, internal, face-to-face or virtual discussions about mental health care and wellbeing would already be highly acceptable.

Another point of attention in the study is that for 90% of Brazilians, companies must offer paid vacation days so that they can take care of their mental health and well-being.

For Giuliano Costa, Vice President of Content Strategy at Pearson Latam, it is clear that after the COVID-19 pandemic, psychological care has become a priority for residents.

“We are going through a long period of mental hardship to absorb everything we have been through. When we put this into our daily lives, we saw that people, from now on, would intensely prioritize mental health and wellbeing care, particularly in the professional environment,” he points out.

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However, the reality that professionals face is quite different from the reality that is required. The majority (82%) said the companies they work for do not implement or support any mental health and wellness programs at all.

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The survey heard 1,001 Brazilians aged between 16 and 74, between April 13 and 22.

The Global Learner Survey has also been conducted in the US, UK, China and India. In all, it was heard by 8,170 people worldwide.

This is the fourth year that Pearson has conducted the global survey.

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