On behalf of Mightier, we conducted an online survey of 1,021 U.S. parents employed full-time with 6 to 14-year-old children from April 14 to 18, 2023. A digital program for emotional health in children, Mightier wanted to learn more about the impact that children’s mental wellbeing has on their parents workplace productivity as well as how it effects their home lives. Over half of respondents have experienced work interruptions caused by a child’s mental health needs, but only 46% of those have brought these concerns to their immediate supervisors. This has led to a majority of respondents (81%) to express an interest in having their employee health benefits offer services specific to children’s mental health.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.