Well-being

How to address your stress

How to address your stress

How to address your stress In today’s unrelenting, high-pressured, fast-paced work environment how can we address our stress? The Thriving at Work Review by Stevenson/Farmer published in October 2017, found that c.15% of people at work have symptoms of an existing mental health condition. The annual cost to employers who do not support their staff with mental-ill health is between £33 and £42 billion. These are staggering figures indicating that employers need to talk more about mental health and wellbeing in…

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Celebrate Community for University Mental Health Day

Today is University Mental Health Day, a national campaign to promote mental health in higher education (HE). Run jointly by Student Minds and the University Mental Health Advisers’ Network (UMHAN). This year’s theme is Community, to emphasise the fact that everyone has a pivotal part to play in creating a mentally healthy work and study place. During my 15 years working in, with and alongside HEIs I have seen positive shifts towards mental health and the way mental-ill health is supported. Student services are increasingly…

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