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About our Work and Mental
There is compelling evidence
that paid or unpaid work can help your physical and mental health
Starting work, staying in
work or returning to work after a period of mental ill-health can
be difficult. However, there is a wealth of information
available to help make this easier.
This new area of our website
signposts you to relevant guidance and practical tools.
These are designed to help you through the maze of issues on work
and mental health, whether you are:
carers - helpful information for you when
the person you care for is preparing to start or return to
These pages give
you information on key issues and links to more
these pages developed?
This section of the website was developed with
the help of a steering group of experts, including psychiatrists
and other health professionals, service users, and their carers, as
well as people who work with employer organisations, including
small businesses to large national companies. It has been
tested by members of the College’s Service User Recovery and
Carer’s Forums, people working in or with employer organisations,
as well as experts in occupational health.
The resources have been chosen because of their usefulness and
accessibility, rather than as a result of systematic
information on mental health conditions
people in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Improving physical and mental health website: resource
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