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Discussing Mental Health at Work Proving Difficult for Employees

LC
BY Lee Craig
Health & Safety

A recent survey has suggested that people at their place of work would be uncomfortable discussing mental health issues for the following reasons:

  • Anxiety of how they might be perceived by co-workers (82%)

  • Concerns over harm to career prospects (78%)

  • Embarrassment (76%)

  • Fears they would not be trusted with more responsibility (69%)

To support employers and employees, Law At Work are pleased to offer the following training options:

  • Scottish Mental Health First Aid (NHS Accredited Course)

    For organisations who wish to appoint mental health first aiders; develop existing first aider skills and for delegates who wish to increase their knowledge of mental health first aid.

  • Mental Health Awareness for Managers (NHS Matched Course)

    For organisations who wish to develop managers’ skills in approaching the subject of mental health discussions in the workplace.

     

For further information or to arrange a course please contact shona.french@lawatwork.co.uk

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