Mental Health Remains The Last Workplace Taboo!19th December 2010
Latest research conducted with 500 business leaders reveals that whilst understanding amongst employers is broader now than in 2006, major barriers remain in the way of people with mental health conditions seeking employment
- 40% of employers view workers with mental health conditions as a significant risk.
- 42% of employers are still underestimating the prevalence of mental health in their workplace.
- Given negative perceptions from employers many applicants may feel that it is in their best interest not to disclose their conditions.
- 72% of workplaces still have no formal mental health policy.
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