Emily Santanelli | Elevating Mental Health and Wellness in Employee Benefits

Emily Santanelli has over a decade of experience in the wellness industry and is currently the Employee Benefits Consultant at USI Insurance Services. Emily and her team analyze client business issues and challenges with USI ONE™, a proprietary platform that integrates analytics, resources, and strategic planning to deliver impactful solutions.

In addition to this, Emily is also the VP of Professional Development and a Volunteer Board Member at Sacramento Area Human Resource Association. This organization provides development opportunities for human resources professionals in Sacramento and Northern California.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Emily Santanelli explains how her experience in the wellness industry led to her career as an Employee Benefits Consultant
  • How large companies typically factor mental health and wellness into employee benefits
  • Productivity: the lens through which employers understand their employees’ mental health struggles
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employee stress, productivity, and retention
  • How different industries view the ROI from employee wellness programs
  • Emily discusses how companies can communicate with their workers about benefits on a more frequent basis
  • Common challenges employees face while trying to access mental health care
  • How workplace culture affects employee mental health—and the low-cost ways you can improve your culture today

In this episode…

Does your company offer its employees easy access to high-quality resources for mental health and wellness? Or, do you provide little to no support for employees’ mental health needs?

A great deal of companies fall into the latter category. Unfortunately, failing to provide sufficient mental health resources and programs for employers and employees alike can have serious consequences for a company’s culture, profits, and far-reaching impact. So, how can your company start prioritizing mental health and wellness in the workplace, even on a tight budget?

In this episode of Succeed Under Stress, Dr. Jonathan Horowitz sits down with Emily Santanelli, the Employee Benefits Consultant at USI Insurance Services, to discuss how to enhance mental health and wellness solutions within the workplace. Listen in as Emily talks about how large companies determine employee benefits, the relationship between mental health and professional productivity, and the importance of developing a healthy workplace culture. Stay tuned!

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