Employees would rather tell boss about their diarrhoea than depression

Survey of 2000

Adam Saville
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Employees would rather tell boss about their diarrhoea than depression

Only 14% feel they can discuss mental health at work, as MHFA launches Workplace Manifesto

New research commissioned by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England has found that employees are three times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work. The study of 2000 employed adults for the ‘Where's Your Head At?' campaign found that 42% of employees feel comfortable discussing prevalent physical conditions compared to just 14% who feel they can talk about common mental health conditions. Only one in 10 workers said they would feel comfortable speaking about...

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