It operates without prejudice, across social divides and is on the rise. So its no surprise that we are seeing mental health problems impacting the work place more and more. Or maybe we are just more aware of it...but that's another conversation...
Given we spend most of our time in the workplace its unsurprising that many are starting to seek support from managers and colleagues, but how well educated our employers to help support?
An interesting and timely article for Mental Health Awareness Week.
There will be times in every business where the ‘full on’ is unavoidable but having the realisation that the ‘full on’ coupled with the ‘always on’ is neither healthy or sustainable. It’s the responsibility of every leader and every HR professional to ensure people are given the stretch to grow in the right balance with the scope to switch off.”