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  • Anxiety and depression disorders can lead to an increased use of sick leave.
  • The NFL has launched a comprehensive wellness program for current and retired players, including a confidential mental health phone line.
  • A new strategy called Emotion Detectives Treatment Protocol educates children suffering from anxiety and emotional disorders on what they’re feeling and how to manage those feelings.
  • Early-onset mental disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse are associated with reduced household income in developed countries.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.