Time to Talk Day: Mental health stigma 'reducing'

More needs to be done

Adam Saville
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However fewer than 10% of UK employees will discuss mental health with their managers, research shows

Three quarters (74%) of UK employees who have experienced a mental health condition have reported that stigma towards mental health in the workplace has reduced over the past year, yet struggling employees are still reluctant to talk to their line managers, new research from Aviva has revealed. Released for Time to Talk Day (6 February), Aviva's Health of the Workplace report findings showed that just 9% of employees who have had a mental health condition sought help from their line manager, while 12% said they would discuss their mental health with a work colleague - only 4% would talk ...

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