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Marathon Health Blog

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Behavioral Health Opportunity

Let’s talk about something that can be difficult to talk about: behavioral health. Issues such as stress, anxiety, depression and substance abuse contribute to high turnover, burnout, exhaustion, and decreased motivation. It’s time to peel back the curtain. We’re not helping our employees by avoiding the topic like politics at the Thanksgiving table.

Finding an Alternative Approach to Healthcare

Sitting in a rocking chair, gazing out the window, I found myself patting my son’s back to the artificial sounds mimicking his heartbeat. Beep…beep…beep. It was robotic melodic and confirmation he was snoozing calmly in my arms. This moment nearly fit the picture I painted in my mind of our first days at home together. But, we weren’t home. This was his first home, but not ours, and the cacophony of alarms and sputters from the NICU poked at that unfortunate reality.

The Impact of Working Too Much

It’s not news that technology allows us to work all the time. The effect is that workdays aren’t limited to “work hours” and the workplace isn’t limited to the office space. Add in a competitive environment where employees want to be seen putting in extra work, and all of a sudden the 60-hour work week becomes standard. However, the brave rebels who limit their hours worked to 49 or less are generally as productive, create better quality work, and are healthier and less stressed than their overworked counterparts. 

Marathon Health Launches National Behavioral Health Services Program

From PR Newswire

WINOOSKI, Vt., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Health, LLC, a provider of onsite health centers that enable employers to optimize the health of their workforce and business, today announced the addition of behavioral health counseling to its suite of services. The offering will provide mental health and wellness care to individuals, couples, and families at its worksite health centers across the country.

Tips for Setting Corporate Wellness Goals

You did the research, analyzed the trends, and decided to join the thousands of other U.S. companies now offering corporate wellness programs to their employees. It was a prudent decision that will pay both financial and health-related dividends in the long run.