Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

On October 10 every year, the world observes the day to draw attention to the importance of mental health.

Mrs Doyle-Price, whose title is now Minister for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention, said: 'I understand how tragic, devastating and long-lasting the effect of suicide can be on families and communities. It's where we spend a majority of our time, build friendships and where we make our livelihoods.

While work is not always the reason someone is experiencing mental health problems in the workplace, 61 percent of United Kingdom employees have experienced poor mental health because of work.

Speaking at a Downing Street reception to mark World Mental Health Day, she is expected to cite the difficulties facing those with mental health conditions as one of the "burning injustices in our society". The tips below are universal principles created to support a diverse range of people across a range of workplaces.

Mr Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of the Lancet medical journal, which commissioned the report, said it highlighted the "shameful and shocking treatment of people with mental ill health around the world".

MENTAL health illness can strike at any time of life, affect any age group, any demographic and can be extremely hard to diagnose, let alone treat. Mental wellness is rarely discussed in the context of young people due to the belief that the youth can never be depressed.

Also, despite the Mental Health Care Bill 2016 mandating state governments make mental healthcare affordable for all, the cost of treatment continues to be high and beyond the reach of the common man.

Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price will lead the national effort and try to end the stigma which stops people from seeking help, the Prime Minister said. He said depression is one of the leading causes of illness and disability among adolescents and suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15-19-year-olds.

Dr Kaluwa described mental health as a complex social issue that could not be addressed by government alone or any single institution, as it went beyond health, to include sectors such as education and local government.

Xero is also working closely with mental health organisations across the world to support mental health causes.

Other factors identified as compounding stress in adolescents are the expanding online technologies which undoubtedly bring many benefits, but can also exert additional pressure when people feel the need to be constantly connected. We have taken the lead and run a session in every region and nation of the United Kingdom for our workplace representatives, so they can support their friends and colleagues at work.

Mental health researchers Dr Jo Robinson and Professor Patrick McGorry say that this rise in suicides is "devastating".

The lack of the necessary Legislative Instrument (LI) to back the Mental Health Law since its passage in 2012 had affected its smooth implementation to help navigate the problems that had plagued patients' care. Mental health can threaten a business' success, and ineffective management and structure can put your employees' mental health at risk. But this government has come nowhere near the scale of ambition we need for improving our mental health across the United Kingdom, especially in the workforce.

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