JIB launches mental health resources for members

JIB launches mental health resources for members

JIB launches mental health resources for members

People who have bi-polar, depression or schizophrenia are at double the risk of developing other long-term conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Prince Harry's public admissions around the grief he suffered regarding the death of his mother and the mental health support he sought as a result, has had, I think, immeasurable impact on public awareness of mental health and attitudes towards those suffering mental illness.

Best Mental Health Initiative (including an SME category and larger companies category) for a company with less than 500 employees/ more than 500 employees implementing a programme that enabled employees and employers to discuss, learn and take action towards addressing mental health in the workplace.

"I don't believe this is as widely understood across primary care and secondary acute and diabetes specialist teams as it should be".

You can also call NHS 111 in a mental health crisis.

"Mental health should be part of our everyday conversation".

"This postcard campaign will take a big step in finding out how much young people know about mental health, as well as reducing the stigma behind the topic". "But it needs to start from the top down, business leaders need to create a culture where people's health and wellbeing is prioritised".

Absenteeism is a growing issue for businesses: approximately 743,000 employees in the United Kingdom have taken long-term absence in the last 12 months due to mental health issues.

The measures will be led by mental health charity Samaritans, which will also be training volunteers with military experience to address issues in a military environment.

He added: "I've stepped up our support for mental health in the Armed Forces, with an extra £2m of funding a year and a new 24-hour mental health hotline".

Among the events taking place this week is one at the Grange Leisure Centre in Midhurst today, where an anti-stigma roadshow bus will take to the road for the first time.

"I know what a difference having someone support me with my mental health has made, so I've tried to help my colleagues, telling them they're not alone and speaking up for them by raising awareness of mental health at KPMG and sharing my own story and experiences", she said.

The survey, commissioned by the charity to mark the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, also found that nearly a third of people (32%) had experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of stress. It shows that the overall mental health and wellbeing of employees is inextricably linked to motivation, engagement and performance in the workplace.

"We are very grateful to all the law firms and chambers who have supported our campaign and agreed to distribute information about LawCare and would like to encourage others to get in touch with us if they would like to get involved". Currently, over 90% of our office line managers are trained in Mental Health First Aid and we are also in the process of training our store managers.

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