Is your organisation seeing an increase in work-place stress, depression or anxiety? If so, you’re not alone.
Although the rate of workplace mental health issues remained flat during the first half of the 21st century, it’s been on the rise since 2010, and the Covid-19 pandemic caused a significant spike.
According to NHS England’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (IAPT), a scheme which aims to provide talking therapies for working-age people, 1.46 million people were referred to IAPT in 2020/21.
The subject of mental health at work has gained a lot of traction in recent years, and organisations need to consider how their employee wellbeing strategy is managing and supporting mental health at work.
In this blog, we explore reasons why you need to consider the mental health of your employees including tips on how to manage and support their mental health.