‘Anxious Achievers’: high-performing individuals who keep mental ill health close to their chests.
“Organisations must start caring about employees as a whole.”
Employees are three times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work
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.
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Vicki Field provides advice for managers about what to do if they suspect a member of their team is suffering from a mental health illness.
Over two thirds of employees aged 55+ experience mental health symptoms but many feel they’re not serious. More needs to be done to engage them.
Employees who are finding it increasingly difficult to disconnect from the demands of work in the post-festive season suffer mental health issues.
A study by the University of Exeter shows that the third Monday of January, the supposed ‘most depressing day of the year’ could cost the UK economy £93 billion.
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…
Half of all employees (50%) say that they have never been asked about stress, anxiety and depression at work, according to new research from Bupa released this Mental Health Awareness Week.
It can take up to 10 years for a person suffering from mental ill-health to receive treatment, according to new research from the OECD. Intervening early could keep more people in work.
Today marks the most depressing day of the year, Blue Monday. Employment experts, ELAS, has warned of the impending impact that ‘holiday blues’ can have on the workplace productivity.
Looking after your mental health is of central importance to those in (and out of) work across the country. A survey published by the Depression Alliance this month showed that one in three people in the UK found it hard to cope at work because of depression, stress and burn out. However, the way we…
As we emerge out of the winter blues into glorious spring sunshine, it would be all too easy for stress and mental health to fall off the business agenda. But stress can strike whatever the weather. With 40 per cent of workers experiencing depression as a result of being stressed according to a Bupa study,…
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (12-18 May), Amanda Mcburney from Remploy explains why it is vital that people with mental health conditions are helped to stay in work. One in four adults in the UK will experience a mental health condition in any given year, with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…
Over two fifths (45%) of 45-54 year olds are unhappy with their lives, according to a new health and wellbeing report from the insurer Aviva. Based on a survey of 2,000 UK adults, The Aviva Health Check UK Report also shows that the pressures on the generation who are increasingly caring for elderly parents as well as…