Male calls to EAP about mental health increase 84%

Personal Group data shows

Adam Saville
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Male calls to EAP about mental health increase 84%

Men account for 55% of all clients' employee assistance counselling calls

Data from employee services provider Personal Group has revealed that the number of male employees seeking mental health support shot up 84% between May 2018 and April 2019, compared to a 6% increase in calls from females during this period. The firm, which supplies an employee assistance programme (EAP) through its app Hapi and Health Assured, suggested that rather than a negative indicator of worsening mental health amongst male employees in the UK, it is likely to be a positive sign of men...

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