By Rita Pyrillis,, May 6, 2014

The link between depression and physical conditions like asthma or diabetes is often overlooked, adding to the ‘under the radar’ aspect of mental illness at work.

Wellness programs to help employees exercise, eat better and manage conditions like diabetes or hypertension are being embraced by companies looking to lower their health care costs and improve employee health. But one aspect of wellness often gets overlooked, and it’s the leading cause of lost productivity: mental health.

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