Why tackling mental health in the workplace is a growing business priority

The research, conducted amongst 2,000 van owners and operators, highlighted that nearly one in five van drivers describes their current mental health as poor or very poor, with three-quarters commenting that work is a contributory factor. Mental health conditions like depression and anxiety as well as conditions that affect mental health, like addiction, could all be pre-existing conditions that could impact people's access to health care.

The development of the site is funded through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.

"We want people to see that It doesn't look a certain way, a lot of people walk around with mental illness", adds Kemi Brown, Siouxland Mental Health Center.

"And having this being anonymous and being able to research it on your own, it's fantastic", said Kristen Bergstrom of Neenah. The problem was, at the time everyone was so focused on her eating disorder that other symptoms of mental illness were ignored as part of her eating disorder rather than being things that needed treatment as well. "We may have different ideas about what wellness means, but it involves a set of skills and strategies to help prevent the onset or shorten the duration of illness and promote recovery and well-being". We recognize that this is easier said than done when schools have limited resources and must react to the most urgent cases. Photo provided. During May - National Mental Health Awareness Month - Brooke offered some insight on mental health starting with how people think about mental health.

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"Mental Health Awareness Week should serve as a reminder to employers of the importance of tackling the causes of stress in the workplace", he said.

"We're hoping at the end that one or both of these therapies will keep them from developing a mental disorder", said Brummitt, noting their program allows two-thirds of their participants to either recover or manage at their current level without needing drugs to lead a normal life.

Lynn, who has battled mental health issues herself, visited the pupils of the service at the Beacon Building on College Street, which helps pupils with complex and medical needs return to mainstream provision.

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There is still a negative view of mental health problems in our country.

One of the big reasons why is that the unwarranted and unfair stigma that still surrounds mental-health issues - even today - poses a barrier to many who would otherwise ordinarily choose to seek help for them.

This week we've seen Celebrity gobshite Piers Morgan telling people to "man-up" when speaking about mental health and their ways of coping with this. Sometimes the most refreshing thing in the world to hear is just "I would love to meet you, but I'm just feeling really depressed/anxious/shit".

Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon also recently signed a proclamation designating May as Mental Health Month. In Oklahoma - and nationwide - mental illness is deeply linked to substance abuse issues within the population.

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