Editor’s note: Kindness is the theme of this week’s Mental Health Awareness Week. As a part of its support for the week, the Mental Health Foundation carried out research of more than 4,000 adults in the UK to get their thoughts on kindness and its impact on them.
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Editor’s note: The research reported in this article (of 2,099 UK adults) suggests that mental health is more important to people than their physical health. Nearly one in five workers actively track their mental health. The research suggests that workplace wellbeing is becoming more important to employees.
Editor’s note: Mental health charity Mind provides a range of resources for employers including guides to mental health for managers, wellness action plans and practical advice on how to implement Thriving at Work standards.
Editor’s note: This podcast includes interviews on mental health with an interesting mix of people including artists, actors and authors.
Editor’s note: This article is full of useful links to resources that will be useful for raising awareness around mental health and also for supporting colleagues who might need help.
Editor’s note: Six in 10 line managers think they do not get enough help from their organisation to support the mental wellbeing of their staff and 80% of UK workers said they would not discuss mental ill-health with their manager because they were worried they would be judged as incapable. These research findings make the case for helping managers support mental ill health in their teams.
Editor’s note: The CIPD has teamed up with mental health charity Mind to create this guide to mental health. It is full of practical advice, definitions and useful contacts.
Editor’s note: As a part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, the Mental Health Foundation carried out research to understand how many people are affected by stress. This report lifts the lid on the research and looks at how people can better manage stress.
Editor’s note: Research shows alarmingly high levels of young people, especially women, lack self-confidence. Clearly, this presents a whole range of challenges for organisations. What role should L&D play?
Editor’s note: Tomorrow (10th October) is World Mental Health Day. This research shows the extent of mental health problems in the workplace.