Mental health & wellbeing

Factors that contribute to a mentally healthy culture

Factors that contribute to a mentally healthy culture

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests a mentally healthy workplace delivers greater benefits than just the reduction of absenteeism and presenteeism due to mental health issues.  A recent study by Instinct and Reason found that a mentally healthy workplace contributes to greater job satisfaction and productivity gains as well as being the second most important factor in an employee’s decision to accept a role with an organisation.

Asking R U OK: tips to start a conversation

Asking R U OK: tips to start a conversation

If you notice that something is not quite right with someone at work – they might seem down, withdrawn, more stressed than usual, distracted, or unmotivated – chances are they might need a bit of extra support from the people around them. With R U OK? day coming up on 14 September, here are some tips to help you act on these signs and start a conversation.