Mental health prevalence and access to relevant support are key concerns

Ahead of World Mental Health Day

John Brazier
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Mental health prevalence and access to relevant support are key concerns

Several pieces of new research show the depth of the challenge facing both individuals and employers across the UK when it comes to addressing mental health issues.

Poor mental health is now the most common medical complaint among UK adults, with those suffering from more complex and enduring issues struggling to access the right assistance, while men are far less likely to access mental health support than women. The scale of the mental health challenge in the UK has highlighted by a range of research conducted ahead of World Mental Health Day this Sunday (10 October). A new report from not-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health found that mental...

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