Published: Wed, October 11, 2017
Medicine | By Melba Vasquez

Signs You Need To Take A Mental-Health Day Right Now

Signs You Need To Take A Mental-Health Day Right Now

The first aspect is a Co-Responder Program and the second is to provide Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA).

2017 marks the 25th World Mental Health Day observed every October 10.

In the United Kingdom, he said, support services such as telephone lines for people who might need mental health support have been put in place to address mental health issues in the workplace.

Overall, on this World Mental Health Day, it's important to remember the struggles people with mental health face.

Fatima Haider, Chief Human Resources Officer, at HMC, outlined the importance of the need to consider well-being in holistic terms: "As an employer, Hamad Medical Corporation takes an integrated approach to workforce health, safety and well-being". WHO states that "a negative working environment may lead to physical and mental health problems, harmful use of substances or alcohol, absenteeism and lost productivity".

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A dedicated telephone helpline for EMCOR UK employees has been introduced alongside the recruitment of EMCOR UK Mind Champions and trained mental health staff to lead the programme and host a series of EMCOR UK Mind Days across the UK.

The World Mental Health Day on the theme "Mental Health in workplace" was celebrated by National Institute of Nursing Education (N.I.N.E.) in collaboration with Department of Psychiatry, and School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

It's getting better, but mental health seems to still be a topic that borders on the line of taboo. Here's what some employees have said.

Mental health is not an easy conversation, but it's one that becomes less scary the more you do it.

Moeti said mental health is often neglected as a key aspect of employees' health, adding that an estimated 10 per cent of the employed population globally had taken time off work because of depression.

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The general consensus was that ensuring employee buy-in to any programmes can be hard, but that this requires not just focussing on Mental Health Awareness Week, World Mental Health Day, and other "one off" occasions, but encouraging a culture where employees actively engage with each other and with their line managers not just about mental health, but about life, workload and other matters freely and frequently.

How do employers help employees to open up about issues they are experiencing? "Just give them your time [and] your presence". You are allowed to play to your strengths and feel able to manage your day in ways that are healthy for you.

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Accommodating your needs before, after, and during a mental health crisis. "In addition they could be losing out on the support structure offered by their employer, putting their career and relationship with colleagues at risk".

"We are asking people to talk about mental health, but this must be matched with an ability to listen compassionately and act appropriately".

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