10 october is World Mental Health Day

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10 october is World Mental Health DayMental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10 October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own well being.

Work is good for mental health but a negative working environment can lead to physical and mental health problems. It is World Mental health Day 2017

World Mental Health Day 2017: Let’s talk Workplace Mental Health!

During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall wellbeing.

Key facts

  • Work is good for mental health but a negative working environment can lead to physical and mental health problems.
  • Depression and anxiety have a significant economic impact; the estimated cost to the global economy is US$ 1 trillion per year in lost productivity.
  • Harassment and bullying at work are commonly reported problems, and can have a substantial adverse impact on mental health.
  • There are many effective actions that organizations can take to promote mental health in the workplace; such actions may also benefit productivity.

Watch the MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE WITH DR MAYMUNAH KADIRI

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