Mental Health in the workplace: Do not suffer alone

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Working, whether paid or unpaid, is good for our health and well-being. It enables us to socialise, build contacts and find support. It also keeps us busy, challenges us and rewards us financially. However, there may be times at work when people will feel under pressure and this can lead to stress. A short period of stress by itself is unlikely to be considered a disability under the law, however prolonged stress can become more serious and potentially make existing mental health conditions worse. Continue reading