An overview of workplace mental health issues and links to key Acas guidance, case studies and places to go to for support and further information.
It’s important for employers and their staff to take steps to promote positive mental health as well as supporting those experiencing mental health problems. This page from Acas gives an overall introduction to the subject, including:
What is mental health?
Why is understanding mental health important?
Links to the guidance that Acas offers on mental health;
Links to featured research papers on mental health, including case studies from three organisations;
Advice and links on where to go for further support if you are experiencing mental ill health.
Employers, managers and individuals can work together towards a shared goal of positive wellbeing and productive workplaces. The Acas framework is an accessible, easy way to think about the part that each can play and how they fit together.
For employees to stay well and in work, it's vital for them to be able to talk to managers about stress and mental health. This guide has practical advice, information and templates to support managers and employers to facilitate this.
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