It is a shocking fact that around 15% of people at work have symptoms of an existing mental health condition (NHS Digital. Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2014; 2016).

The human cost is huge, with poor mental health having an impact on the lives of many individuals and those around them. This manifests itself in a variety of ways both at work and at home, and impacts a person’s ability to manage other elements of their personal life.

Action may be taken by the individual, or those around them, and responsibility also lies with the employer.

This  employer responsibility is a legal requirement.

So what can you do?

For individuals, you can:

For employers, you can:

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