World Mental Health Day brings workers' wellbeing into focus

World Mental Health Day brings workers' wellbeing into focus

World Mental Health Day brings workers' wellbeing into focus

Although it focuses on how to make the workplace better for everyone, it is an opportunity to once again draw attention to mental health issues in our society.

At the same time, we need to start viewing people as "joined up" human beings whose physical and mental health are inextricably intertwined, so that we can start creating policies that address wellbeing as a whole. "In the law, Mental Health Act 20 (846) of 2012, it is clearly spelt out that if you by your act of commission or omission, you neglect or abuse the rights of the mentally ill, that is punishable", he said.

But it is much easier to say: 'My back is so bad, I couldn't get out of bed, ' than: 'My anxiety was so bad I couldn't leave the house'.

Researchers uncovered the worrying statistic following a study carried out among 2,000 employees which showed 38 per cent wouldn't feel safe being open about their mental health at work. "I know Clare will do a great job". Go to the place you always wanted to go, switch of your phone during that period and enjoy.

Prevention is key - organizations need to enable employees to flourish and for those in distress to access help quickly. That's over a quarter of British students suffering from mental health problems at university.

According to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about 1 in 5 adults in the USA - 43.8 million people, or 18.5 percent - experience mental illnesses in a given year. We think it is really fearless to seek help when you are struggling.

An audience of 100 public service workers will hear from Welsh Government heath minister, Vaughan Gething AM and leading mental health charity, Mind Cymru.

When Christina Taylor was 13 she was diagnosed with an eating disorder but with help and support from her family thought she'd recovered. That means they're working unwell and not getting support.

Do offer a listening ear. Take a deep breath whenever you feel overwhelmed or anxious. Some may ask you to snap out of it if you are ever depressed or ask you to calm down in case you are having an anxiety attack.

The charter gives some suggestions about how to do this, and comments on the impact of indifferent commentary. Making sure the employee is aware of these organisations (alongside your Occupational Health and Employee Assistance Programmes) but also speaking to them yourself will help you understand what resources may be available to you, and what options may be open to you.

Professor Zakria Zakar, who is the dean of faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences at the Punjab University, while talking to The Express Tribune, said that despite the fact that mental health illness was beyond the control of an individual, it is still considered as a stigma or a punishment for sin. I didn't have the confidence to speak this person about it because I was anxious about saying the wrong thing.

Don't worry if there aren't any quick solutions, just asking the question can be really positive and get the conversation going. Therefore, evaluate the behaviour of others around you and check if you are being gaslighted.

In the same way as we all rely on a level of physical health to take on employment, we rely on our mental wellbeing too.

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