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Mental health

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.

Case study

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. 

Workforce videos

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.

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