As an employer, you have a crucial role to play in supporting the health and wellbeing of your employees, whether the problems are related to work or not.
There are a number of simple, cost effective ways to support and encourage a mentally healthy workplace. Healthy Working Lives set out some of these in this short and informative web page. They discuss the following key areas that employers should focus on:
- Strong leadership
- Tackle stigma and discrimination
- Provide training
- Signpost to useful resources
- Involve employees in decision making
- Provide support to employees off work
There are useful links to other organisations throughout, such as the Health and Safety Executive and See Me, to provide further information and elaboration on certain key points.