Millennials report higher rates of depression than any other generation and are now the biggest sector of the workforce, creating new challenges in work culture and mental health treatment.
In addition to the effect of gender bias on salary, women’s careers and incomes suffer because men have the ability to work longer hours that women cannot compete with unless they sacrifice their mental health.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne developed the app after a study discovered that taxi drivers were among the most stressed people in a workplace, Xinhua news agency reported.
According to a document prepared for Bristol City Council, 54 per cent of people in the city who claim Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) – formally called Disability Allowance – do so on the grounds of mental illness.
Low-Wage Workers Health Project says low-income workers face more than physical impacts on their health. There are also psychosocial problems, like workplace violence and discrimination that blur the boundaries between work and non-work.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Latest Guidance On Mental Health Accommodations Adds Little
When we saw that the EEOC was issuing guidance, we hoped for some useful FAQs and hypotheticals that would be helpful to employers and employees alike. No such luck.
A proposed new rule says yes, even though many new physicians already have depression and thoughts of suicide.
It’s in bosses’ interests to have a mentally healthy workforce, yet most choose to look the other way: 56 percent of employers say they wouldn’t hire someone with depression if they knew about it.
In NHS IT, mental health is quite often overlooked. Primary care was the earliest sector of the health service to computerise, and the failures and successes of acute hospitals since then have grabbed the most attention.
Female physicians frequently do not report seeking care for depression or other mental health problems because they are afraid of losing their medical licence or of having to undergo intense scrutiny from medical licensing boards.
Dr. Will Spaulding, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, said supported employment flips the old notion of treating symptoms of mental illness first, then helping someone find a job.
Survey of Australian workplaces finds almost three-quarters have no formal policy or procedure for managing staff mental health issues. The national mental health commissioner, Prof Ian Hickie, has said workplaces rely too much on “1970s-style” HR programs to help staff in distress rather than implementing comprehensive mental health policies.
Unemployed people were more likely to land a job if they used skills commonly taught as part of cognitive therapy for depression, a new study found
When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its most recent ranking of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the United States, the list was filled with many different health care-related jobs.
Keeping mental health issues in the dark at work cannot only harm employees but damage company productivity and performance levels.
According to the grit narrative, children in the United States are lazy, entitled and unprepared to compete in the global economy. The solution is for schools to impart the dispositions that enable American children to succeed in college and careers.
Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the US, resulting in absenteeism, diminished productivity and increased turnover. Which legislative and employer-based policies are supporting workers, to strengthen businesses and the economy?
Everyone told me quitting my dream job was brave, but it felt like my only option.
There is a frequent policy debate about whether it is better to improve the health of the poor by providing them with better access to treatment or by giving them more money.
When something went wrong at the state’s child welfare agency, it was the low-level employees who took the fall. The agency is being pummeled by profound problems with child abuse deaths, foster care, and rising turnover among experienced workers.
We must develop empathy marketplaces to address a looming mental health crisis.
A poster presented at the National Council for Behavioral Health annual conference indicated efficacy of a mobile crisis outreach program to prevent the overuse and misuse of ED and psychiatric hospital services.