12 May 2020

@LincolnFinGroup offers #mentalhealth resources to help employers support workforce during #COVID-19 challenges. #MentalHealthMonth

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of Mental Health Month, as employers continue to grapple with COVID-19 uncertainties and safeguarding their employees’ wellbeing, Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) has launched an online collection of resources from the company’s wellness experts, including a series of podcasts on maintaining one’s mental health during the pandemic.

Stay-at-home orders, isolation from friends and family, job concerns and market volatility have led to an increase in stress and anxiety and made an already uncertain situation more difficult. More than one-third of Americans said they are worried about their mental health due to the COVID-19 situation1. While the majority of employers have transitioned to remote work environments to ensure the physical health of their employees, the effects on mental health are just as important to assess.

“As the effects of the global pandemic continue to alter our daily lives, Lincoln Financial remains committed to providing guidance and education to help employers ensure the safety of their workforce,” said Eric Reisenwitz, interim president, Group Protection, Lincoln Financial Group. “Our wellness experts have created a host of multimedia resources and materials to guide businesses and help them prepare and navigate through a rapidly-evolving environment.”

As a leading provider of workplace benefits like short- and long-term disability and leave management, Lincoln Financial’s featured mental health content includes guidance for staying engaged with a remote workforce, best practices for employers, and a series of podcasts from the organization’s wellness experts.

For more information about how Lincoln Financial is supporting customers through the COVID-19 pandemic, visit lincolnfinancial.com/COVID-19.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $247 billion in end-of-period account values as of March 31, 2020. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, Lincoln earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Lincoln has also been recognized in Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies and is among Forbes’ World’s Best Employers, Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women and ranked on the JUST 100 list. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

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1 Source: Statista, Statista Survey "Covid-19 Barometer 2020"

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