Currently, employees with mental health problems such as depression feel that they are being forced to leave their jobs. This is a serious problem that affects not only those with mental health problems, but the economy as well. On top of that, it is a subject that many people tend to avoid, so it becomes more difficult to realize solutions. To combat this, people would need to become more open and talk more about mental health so that those with problems won’t feel isolated or shunned.
- Only about eleven percent of the UK companies offer mental health benefits for their employees.
- Even soccer stars such as Aaron Lennon suffer from depression.
- If employers would have open conversations and be more accommodating they would stop loosing employees and have greater sales.
“Hayley is one of up to 300,000 people with mental health problems who leave their jobs each year, a report says.”
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