Long-term mental health problems can affect every part of a person’s life, from their relationships to their career. A recent report entitled ‘Thriving at Work’ says that up to 300,000 people with mental illnesses have had to quit their jobs, costing the UK economy £99billion annually – the BBC reports.
The publication went on to detail the testimonies of several employees who have suffered with mental health, revealing what kind of support their employers offered and how it changed their lives. One employee named Stephanie explained how her management team made employees feel guilty for taking their lunch hours – so she felt she could never discuss her mental health at work.
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