Mental health is a topic of conversation that is being brought up in most workplaces across the UK, thanks to the introduction of mental health first aid. With Mental Health Awareness Week approaching this month, we’re exploring why business leaders should think about making mental health a priority in the workplace.
10th October is World Mental Health Day and this year marks the 25-year anniversary, the World Federation for Mental Health founded the awareness day in 1992. For 25 years, the aim of the day has been to raise awareness of mental health issues that can affect anyone at any time.
This year’s theme is ‘workplace wellbeing’ and given how much time the average person spends at work, it is important for our physical and mental health to find a healthy and rewarding environment.
So, whether you are an individual looking to boost your own wellbeing or an employer that wishes to support your staff, we share a few ways that you can get involved.