The culture of silence around mental health in the workplace must end

The culture of silence around mental health in the workplace must end
 

The mental health of the UK workforce is in a grim state, according to a major new survey. More than three quarters of the 20,000 workers aged 16- to 64 who took part said they had experienced symptoms of poor mental health, and nearly two thirds of those with mental health problems felt work was a factor.
The study (pdf), published on 4 October by charity Business In The Community (BITC), in partnership with YouGov, also found a shocking lack of employer awareness and responsiveness. More than half of the employees who disclosed their symptoms of poor mental health said their employers... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 31
Source: Guardian
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