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Administering Generous Mental Health Benefits: Opinions of Employers

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This report synthesizes the experiences of seven large employers
that offer generous mental health benefits to their employees.
Representatives of these employers shared their views and
experiences in a one-day focus group meeting.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Administering Generous Mental Health Benefits: Opinions of Employers created by Co-authors Robinson, G., Climents, L., Bush, S., & Papay, J.

Course Material Author

Co-authors Robinson, G., Climents, L., Bush, S., & Papay, J.

This report was prepared under contract with the Center for Mental Health Services/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (CMHS/SAMHSA) by The Lewin Group. The authors are Gail K. Robinson, Ph.D., Lisa M. Chimento, M.P.P.M., Stacey Bush, and John Papay, all of The Lewin Group of Falls Church, VA. The focus group was conducted by The Lewin Group. Shelagh Smith, M.P.H., was the government project officer. We are indebted to the seven employers and their representatives who participated in this focus group. A complete list of the meeting participants and their employers is presented in Appendix A.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to become familiar with how some employers go about instituting mental health benefit programs

  2. to examine the lessons learned by successful employers

  3. to look at steps for getting more employers to offer generous mental health benefits

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Course Retired
Course Number 100142
1 credit hour
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