Prevention means business!

July 17, 2013

We at the Children’s Mental Health Network love infographics and the Public Health Institute in partnership with the American Public Health Association, have produced a great one that graphically illustrates the connection between healthy places and thriving businesses.

  • Skyrocketing health care costs and escalating chronic disease rates place a huge economic burden on America’s business owners. Yet 75% of America’s health care costs come from diseases that are preventable. Health matters in the workplace: A healthier workforce brings higher productivity, fewer work days missed and lower health insurance costs. Creating a healthier workplace makes a difference, but healthy people live in healthy communities—and businesses flourish when they help build healthier communities, too.

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