About this Resource:
Staff turnover has long been a problem in the mental health field and can be costly for organizations, mental health workers, and the clients they serve. While we know a great deal about why people leave, less is known about why mental health workers stay. This infographic serves as an accompaniment to our on-demand recording "Why People Stay: Workforce Retention in Community Behavioral Health" presented by Dr. Michelle Salyers. It reviews reasons for staff turnover and identifies potential factors that may support long term retention.