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.
Our videos look at mental health in the workplace. They include information and advice about managing your employees mental health:
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)