The Wellbeing of Employees is a Big Deal
- 1 in 6.8 people are experience mental health problems in the workplace (14.7%).*
- Evidence suggests that 12.7% of all sickness absence days in the UK can be attributed to mental health conditions.**
We All Have Mental Health
Mental health is not limited to diagnoses of mental health conditions. In the same way we all have physical health, some good and some bad, the same is true of our mental health.
Some conditions are more common than others and are often unreported. Anxiety is an incredibly common ailment that millions of people live with daily. Yet it can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of staff and thier ability to do their job.
There are many reasons why a person might experience ill mental health, both at work and at home. And often, with a preventative approach these issues can be identified and resolved before they develop into more serious issues and impact on the business.
How Can Coaching Help?
Coaching can help to identify issues before they become too big. It is an independent, confidential service that can support and empower staff, including management to maintain good mental health. As well as equipping them with tools around assertiveness, confidence, resilience, excellent communication and more.
Coaching can have a significant positive impact on your organistion. Find out how it can help you today.
*Lelliott, P., Tulloch, S., Boardman, J., Harvey, S., & Henderson, H. (2008). Mental health and work. Retrieved from gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/212266/hwwb-mental-health-and-work.pdf
**ONS. (2014). Full Report: Sickness Absence on the Labour Market, February 2014. Retrieved from webarchive. nationalarchives.gov.uk/20160105160709/http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171776_353899.pdf [Accessed 28/07/16].