According to statistics, one in four British people are affected by mental health issues each year, making mental health a topic that should be at the forefront of every company’s agenda. Though most are making the effort to readily discuss mental health and ensure that employees are comfortable discussing their problems, a certain stigma remains that continues to silence people around the topic.
Walsh goes into detail about mental health at work, highlighting further statistics and revealing patterns surrounding which demographic groups of UK nationals are more or less comfortable talking about mental health issues in the workplace.
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Walsh, S. (2019). “82% of workers aren’t confident talking about mental health”, Training Journal. 26/07/2019.