It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May 2018)
This years campaign lead by the Mental Health Foundation is focusing on stress.
According to a new survey from the charity, over the past year almost three quarters (74%) of people have at some point felt so stressed that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.
We’ve pulled together some organisations and useful resources for individuals who might be dealing with stress and to help employers support their employees’ mental health and wellbeing.
- Mental Health Foundation
How to support mental health at work publication
- Mind Mental Health at Work resources
For staff – taking care of yourself
For employers – taking care of your staff
- NHS Choices Find your local support services
- Time to Change
Tips for connecting with colleagues
DID YOU KNOW? Mental health problems are all too common in the workplace and it is the leading cause of sickness absence. 70 million work days are lost each year due to mental health problems in the UK, costing employers approximately £2.4 billion per year.*