Mental ill health in the workplace is a risk like any other, says Tim Marsh CFIOSH, who encourages organisations to address the psychological health of employees proactively, objectively and practically.
A growing number of women in their 40s and 50s are leaving the workplace because they are struggling with menopausal symptoms, often in silence. Employers and health professionals must offer better support and education, enabling all women to flourish in their careers.
The IOSH-funded MENTOR study explored the role of mental health first aid and barriers to its success. Three years on from its publication, in the midst of a pandemic, how has mental health support progressed?