At least one in six workers experiences common mental health problems, including anxiety and depression.
Research shows that work is the biggest cause of stress in people's lives, more so than debt or financial problems. Stress can stop people performing at their best and lead to physical illness and absence.
Equipping line managers to support employee mental health at work
With the help of Mind, Oxford City Council set about improving rates of sickness absence related to stress and anxiety by better equipping line mangers and staff to understand and talk about mental health issues at work.
My life as a chief executive with mental health issues
Nick Page, Chief Executive at Solihull Council, shares his mental health journey.
Time to talk day 2021
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) councillors share personal stories on the importance of having conversations about their mental health challenges.
Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers
Mind: How to promote wellbeing and tackle the causes of work-related mental health problems
National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guides
Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing (2017)
And Mental wellbeing at Work (2009)