Today, Time To Change reveal results of a survey of 2000 British workers, which suggests mental health remains one of the last taboos in the workplace. When asked to select from a list, the topics they would feel comfortable discussing with their colleagues: 30% felt comfortable discussing a relationship break up; 25% money problems 20% dating advice 19% religion 18% sex, while only 13% said mental health, with the topic ranking lowest out of a total of 10 subjects. One in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year and yet Time To Change say these figures show that when it comes to employment the vast majority of people still feel unable to speak openly about their mental health with their line managers and even their close colleagues. The survey also revealed that over half of the workers said they would support a colleague if they noticed they were struggling with their mental health. However, 37% of these people said they woul
Natalie Hall shares her experience of living with Depression, Generalised Anxiety and a Panic Disorder. She gives her views on mental health, coping mechanisms, tips and techniques, and ways to make your wellbeing a priority.