A workplace productivity program is a proven way to reduce the loss of productivity caused by migraine and has benefits for both the workforce and the economy.
Migraine-specific workplace productivity programs have been shown to halve the number of migraine-related absences and significantly increase productivity.
Having a workplace environment that properly supports people with migraine can prevent them from leaving the workforce during their most productive years and save $30 million if 10% of people on disability support pensions re-enter the workforce.
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There has also been evidence from similar areas, such as mental health (Beyond Blue, RUOK and Head to Health), and endometriosis (Let’s Talk Periods), that have shown the potential of targeted awareness campaigns to address stigma, encourage diagnosis and improve health outcomes.
If 30% of people with chronic migraine more effectively managed their condition to episodic migraine, it would save $4,922 in health costs per individual, and $547 million per year in Australia (2).