Author(s): Gill Hasson; Donna Butler
The Department of Health advises that one in four people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives. Although a number of recent developments and initiatives have raised the profile of this crucial issue, employers are experiencing challenges in promoting the mental health and wellbeing of their employees. Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace contains expert guidance for improving mental health and supporting those experiencing mental ill health.This comprehensive book addresses the range of issues surrounding mental health and wellbeing in work environments-providing all involved with informative and practical assistance. Authors Gill Hasson and Donna Butler examine changing workplace environment for improved wellbeing, shifting employer and employee attitudes on mental health, possible solutions to current and future challenges, and more. Detailed, real-world case studies illustrate a variety of associated concerns from both employer and employee perspectives. This important guide explains mental health's impact on businesses and employees; discusses why and how to promote mental health in the workplace and the importance of having an effective "wellbeing strategy"; provides guidance on managing staff experiencing mental ill health; addresses dealing with employee stress and anxiety; and more.