World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2017

Mental health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilising efforts in support of better mental health.

During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall wellbeing. Employers and managers who put in place workplace initiatives to promote mental health and to support employees who have mental disorders see gains not only in the health of their employees but also in their productivity at work. A negative working environment, on the other hand, may lead to physical and mental health problems, harmful use of substances or alcohol, absenteeism and lost productivity.

One in five people take time off work due to stress and a quarter of people consider resigning due to stress.  In the last 6 years the number of working days lost to stress, depression and anxiety has increased by 24%.

Here at Curian Minds we can offer a portfolio of services that can assist employers address mental health in the workplace and some of these services include;

  • Mental Health Awareness Training for employees/line managers and management
  • Provision of an EAP Service
  • Telephone and face to face counselling services
  • CBT and EMDR
  • Critical Incident and Trauma Support Services

To understand how we can support your business and employees do give us a call on 0121 732 9860, we would love to hear from you.

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