Octubre 19, 2017

Illness in the Workplace Is More Common Than You Might Think

10 Octubre 2017, 02:46 | Faron Santos

Mental health NHS staff said staff shortages were to blame for the rise in violent incidents

Mental health NHS staff said staff shortages were to blame for the rise in violent incidents

Students are far more likely than other groups to be accepting of mental health issues on the same level as physical ones, an incredibly positive step towards breaking the stigma around mental health. To help mark the occasion, we're raising awareness of what can be done to ensure that people with mental health problems can live with dignity. DocApp, which strongly believes in this philosophy, feels its "Stress Day Off" policy will help employees take better care of their cognitive health. But we have no objections if mental health issues are raised for discussion.

"The issues can be about anxiety, schizophrenia, or depression".

As well as having opportunities to connect with other people, more than a third (35%) felt that talking therapy such as counselling would best help older people with anxiety and depression.

Mental health disorders are on the increase, with women and young people particularly susceptible to anxiety and depression.

It is obvious that poor mental health of individual employees has significant repercussions for businesses including poor motivation, increased staff turnover, sickness absences due to stress, burnout and exhaustion.

Hundreds of pounds are set to be given away in a bid to tackle mental health issues across the county. It also covers difficulties that may be created or exacerbated by work such as stress and burnout.

"Research tells us that many other factors contribute to the onset of depression, including genetics, changes in hormone levels, medical conditions, stress, grief or hard living circumstances", he said.

It would cost £80 per employee per year to promote well-being at work through information and advice, risk assessment questionnaires and workshops all aimed at dealing with your mental health. Amongst these findings is the discovery that just over half of adults (52%) say they always make time to speak with someone when they need to with a surprisingly high 48% saying they should make more time to talk.

The workplace must be an environment that challenge, support and help develop a sense of goal of the employees.

"I support the work of the Youth Mental Health Taskforce and the Youth Trust".

Today (Tues 10th October) is World Mental Health Day 2017, its a time for employers to demonstrate their commitment to change, how we think and act about mental health in the workplace and make sure that employees who are facing these problems feel supported.

Mental health issues can affect people in all lines of work, and there are many studies targeting people in specific jobs.

Nearly 13% of all sickness absence days in the United Kingdom can be attributed to mental health conditions. He added that Onfido sees mental health care provision as part of its wider duty of care.

There's a mental health crisis in the United Kingdom right now.

A recent Sadag led survey found that 61% disclosed their mental illness to their managers. If you want to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation and raise awareness of mental health, why not arrange a Tea & Talk event in your workplace this October 10th?

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