These trends were identified using Sun Life data, including those from Sun Life’s new Designed for Health report. The report highlights trends impacting long-term disability claims across Sun Life's plan member base. This consists of millions of Canadians from coasts to coast.

These trends and the importance of mental health care were recently highlighted in a Sun Life press release.

Employers have many things to consider when it comes to employee health. Luckily there are solutions that can help make things easier. In this press release, Dr. Sam Mikhail, Director, Mental Health Solutions, Sun Life outlines how “research shows the severity and duration of mental disorders are reduced the sooner people access care.”

Marie-Chantal Côté, Senior Vice-President, Group Benefits, Sun Life notes that “from new programs and partnerships to digital tools and resources, we are committed to tackling the mental health crisis head on.” Sun Life is proud to offer innovative health solutions that help Clients wherever they are on their health journeys. They include:

Addressing workplace mental health can feel overwhelming, but we can help. Reach out to your Sun Life Group Benefits representative. They can show you solutions that offer Best in Health coverage to your employees.

Questions? We’re here to help.

If you have fewer than 50 employees, please contact the Client Relations Representative Team at 1-866-606-8936.

If you have more than 50 employees, please contact your Sun Life Group Benefits representative.