Insight: Promoting mental health should be central to workplace policy

Ensuring the mental wellbeing of employees is important now more than ever

4th October, 2020
Insight: Promoting mental health should be central to workplace policy
Raising awareness of mental wellbeing and the risks of mental ill health among the workforce is critical

World Mental Health Day will take place again this year on October 10. In the almost three decades since its launch in 1992, we’ve come a long way in our understanding of just how important this aspect of our health is.

Traditionally, the workplace has not been the most open environment for mental health dialogue. The situation has, however, evolved quite a bit in recent years.

For many employers, wellbeing programmes are now an important...

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