The government and mental health advocacy organisations
have campaigned to emphasise the benefits that someone with a
mental health problem can bring to the workplace.
These campaigns have developed resources that you can use to
overcome the difficulties of getting back to work.
work emphasises skills such as tenacity,
creativity, and the ability to work with and relate to different
sorts of people that people with mental ill-health can bring.
– increasing awareness of mental health in
the workplace. Over 700 employers have signed up to a Charter for
Employers who are Positive about Mental Health. These
organisations aim to increase awareness of mental health at work
and provide ongoing support in the recruitment and retention of
The Mental Health
Time to Change -
Let’s end mental health discrimination
- push mental health up the political and social agenda
- raise awareness of mental health issues in the media
- work to influence civil servants and politicians at a national
Time to Change is an ambitious programme to end discrimination
faced by people who experience mental health problems. It
includes local community based projects and national