“With an estimated 12 billion workdays lost annually due to depression and anxiety, costing the global economy nearly $1 trillion, more action is needed to tackle mental health issues at work” - World Health Organisation.
The WHO guidelines contain actions to tackle risks to mental health at work, such as heavy workloads, negative behaviours, employee burnout and other factors that can create distress. The recommendations cover organisational interventions, manager and worker training, individual interventions, return to work, and employment.
Take Action: Start gauging the current wellbeing levels in your company…
These evidence-based guidelines for mental health at work are essential and helpful guidelines for any workplace. But it’s hard to know where to begin.
Do you know how the people in your workplace are faring with their stress levels, burnout, productivity levels or personal wellbeing? The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 25 per cent increase in general anxiety and depression worldwide, so the decline of employee mental health is an unfortunate reality companies must face…
If you’re committed to improving mental health across your business and need help closing the research gap between how you THINK your people are coping and how they are ACTUALLY coping, we recommend you start with an Organisational Health Check.
For Mental Health Month (October) 2022, you can claim the check, valued at $2.5K, for free. It’s a risk-free offer that will provide 3-4 critical insights you need to know to prevent burnout whilst maintaining performance.
Gain data on team mental health wellbeing, stress levels and productivity that most employee surveys miss.