Depression

UK's approach to resilience and wellbeing not fit for purpose, say Lords

The UK’s current approach to resilience and wellbeing is not fit for purpose, according to a new Parliamentary report.

Is compulsory mental health first aid training at work the right move?  

Yesterday (23 March) Dean Russell, MP for Watford, introduced a Parliamentary Bill to make mental health first-aid (MHFA) a compulsory part of every UK workplace's first-aid training.

Baby Boomers bottling up mental health issues

Lack of awareness of mental health conditions is causing Baby Boomers to neglect their wellbeing

Campaign for legal mental health parity launched

Bauer Media UK has launched a campaign calling for mental health to be treated on a par with physical health at work

Freelancers experiencing isolation and mental illness

A quarter (25%) of freelancers have experienced depression and a fifth (21%) suicidal thoughts due to loneliness, according to Epson research

Opening up about depression boosts productivity

?Employees able to speak openly about their depression with managers are more productive, according to the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)?

Employees unable to identify common mental health conditions

?The majority of UK employees struggle to identify symptoms of common mental health conditions, resulting in treatment delays for millions