Nearly 40% of business leaders feel depressed or unhappy 'at least once a week'

Survey reveals

Adam Saville
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Nearly 40% of business leaders feel depressed or unhappy 'at least once a week'

More than half believe there is stigma around speaking about mental health in the workplace

A poll of 516 business leaders across nine sectors has revealed that - at least once a week - 39% feel depressed or unhappy, 43% cannot sleep properly, 45% experience anger or frustration and 45% feel anxious. The survey commissioned by Beeja Meditation also revealed that 58% of company owners, executives and directors agree that there is a stigma around talking about stress and mental health in their workplace, while 36% believe there to be high levels of mental health issues within their sector...

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