How many people in your office consider themselves in ‘good mental health’, do you know? Looking around at your colleagues, can you tell if anyone is struggling?
According to Mind, at least one in six workers are experiencing common mental health problems, including anxiety and depression. How many people in your office does that equate to? When you realise how many of you that is, it’s quite shocking.
The conversation on mental health is getting louder. Finally, people are talking more openly about mental health, and the importance of support is becoming known. But in the walls of your average office space, there is a culture of fear and shame. People are silenced.
Talking about mental health during office hours is still very much a taboo subject. If people are struggling, they are keeping quiet. Whether through shame, fear, embarrassment or through lack of information, people aren’t getting the help they need.
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