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
– 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
an initiative to tackle stigma and discrimination surrounding
mental health issues in England. The campaign aims to create a
society where people who experience mental health problems enjoy
the same rights and opportunities as other people.
The Mental Health
Foundation campaigns to:
- 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
Please note that we are unable to offer advice on individual cases. Please see our
advice on getting help.
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