How to Manage Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Posted in : HR Updates on 27 April 2018
Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services
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Following on from the previous video on managing long-term sickness absence, Helen discusses mental health issues in the workplace. Helen makes the point that it’s important for organisations to foster an environment where there is open communication about mental health issues and that they need to have some kind of employee assistance programme whereby employees can raise issues that they have confidentially and get help and support for those issues. 


Mental health issues are becoming increasingly complex and difficult for HR professionals to deal with.

Yes, they are. I was reading something the other day and it said that mental health issues are costing UK

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This article is correct at 27/04/2018

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Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services

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