The Importance of Mental Health in the Workplace [Video]

Mental health has always been an important issue in the workplace, even though it is thought to be a taboo subject. This is what you need to know.      

Workplace stress is often associated with severe anxiety and depression. When you are under pressure, stress can affect your personal life and upset the work-life balance. This creates an environment that doesn’t allow you to enjoy work fully or deliver to your own high standards.

Considering that mental health problems affect 1 in every 4 people, it’s important to try and understand what causes these and what you can do to help people suffering from these problems. This video from Unum stresses the importance of mental health in the workplace and provides some great tips as to help those who need it. As this video suggests, creating a supportive company culture and allowing them to work more flexible is key to eliminating mental health problems.

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Check out the video to find out how you can help people suffering from a mental health problem and how you can make work easier for them. What would you do? Let us know what you think in the comments section below…