Tags: Depression

The Workplace Manifesto is launched today ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week.  Employers are encouraged to translate awareness of mental ill health in the workplace into action and stamp out the stigma of mental ill health in the workplace.

 

What is Blue Monday and how to beat it.

Employees who are finding it increasingly difficult to disconnect from the demands of work in the post-festive season suffer mental health issues.

Dave Clemens: The best way to talk to employees with depression

If your organisation has, say, 100 employees, statistics indicate you’ll have about seven who suffer from depressive disorders. And if your organization is like most, the majority of your employees – including managers – have no clear idea of how to talk about depression to colleagues who are clinically depressed. Now, not every depressed person…

New report showcases top business’ solutions to tackle depression in the workplace

A group of major European employers today launch a report featuring fresh insights into the fight against depression in the workplace. Up to 55% of employees diagnosed with depression in Europe take time off work due to the illness – equating to more than 38 million people. BT Group plc, Deutsche Post DHL, H. Lundbeck A/S, Ogilvy…

Over 500 Greek men have committed suicide due to austerity measures

The effect of economic cuts on debt ravaged Greece included a dramatic rise in the number of men committing suicide, according to new research. The research, by Dr Nikolaos Antonakakis and Professor Alan Collins at the University of Portsmouth, is the first to examine the direct impact of fiscal austerity on suicide rates in any…