Mental health in the workplace: Is it empowering or rescuing? (Citizen)

Who do you talk to at work when everything becomes to much for you and you fear for your mental health? Leaders must clarify the role that the business takes in its employees’ mental health and wellness journey and then communicate it so that everyone knows what to expect. Mental health challenges have reached a new global high, with 42% of adults worldwide saying they feel a lot of worry, 41% reporting being stressed, and 28% experiencing unhappiness. Burnout is also on the increase, with 49% of people suffering from these symptoms at work. Hybrid working also adds to people’s stress by increasing a sense of isolation, with the fear and uncertainty of the modern world making us ever more anxious, says Sarah Rice, chief people officer at Skynamo. Click here to read more