'U OK M8?' is an initiative from LADbible in partnership with a range of mental health charities which features a series of films and stories to raise awareness of mental health.
"When it comes to addressing mental health issues in the workplace, employers have a legal duty of care towards their staff". Do employees feel they can discuss a personal issue with their line manager?
The number of children in London and the south east referred for mental health treatment by their schools has risen by more than a fifth in the past three years, to 48,000.
In another study published today by Cascade HR, four out of five of 540 United Kingdom participants polled described stress as "a way of life", while two-thirds (67 per cent) said they had felt stressed at work for a week or more at some point in the previous year.
Of concern is the increase in the significance of mental ill health as a cause of sickness absence.
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Training would contribute to rail companies' broader mental health strategies for effective rehabilitation, which the RSSB says could reduce lost working time by up to 30%. More respondents this year (55%) report an increase in common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression, among employees in the last 12 months compared with 2016 (41%). Moreover, respondents are more likely to disagree than agree that managers are confident and competent to identify and support those with mental health issues. Organisations have a responsibility to manage stress and mental health at work, and the aim should be to consider the health and well-being of the whole person.
"Many of us can feel like we need to wear a mask and pretend that we are going when we're not".
"We are erasing stigma one briefing at a time, but this fight goes far beyond the halls of Congress", said Rep. Katko and U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA), also co-chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, in a joint May 10 statement released after the briefing.
Today (May 8th) marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness week (MHAW) and Essex Police are this year supporting the national campaign of how stress can impact people's lives, by focusing their campaign message as 'Stress: Are we coping?'. This can include a requirement to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace.
Steve Jackson, director of health, safety and sustainability at EEF, said companies might benefit from recognising opportunities to promote wider wellbeing.
"In recent years, huge steps have been taken to improve mental health awareness across society, including in the workplace", said Jaan Madan, workplace lead at Mental Health First Aid England. Ask for active sponsorship from senior leaders, and empower everyone to think about ways they can help build an open, inclusive and supportive culture for people at work to thrive in.