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29/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Workplace
MHP Steps: Preparation
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website
Publication Information: Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health

Evaluation: Unknown
Available Formats: Paper Based | Soft Copy | Online
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Organisation
Tool Type: Information Campaign/Awareness Raising
Download(s): mental health at work - 290 KB

Tool Description

This paper discusses the importance to employers of mental health problems in the workforce. Drawing on UK and international evidence, it seeks to identify all the key effects of mental ill health and stress at work and, wherever possible, to quantify these in financial terms. It aims to demonstrate why mental health is important to all employers – as a business matter. The evidence indicates that better management of mental health at work makes good business sense, because of the substantial costs that are potentially avoidable through effective action.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: Descriptor not applicable
Tool mainly used in: United Kingdom
Stage of Development: Recently produced(2-3 years)
Evaluation and Research: Descriptor not applicable
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: Descriptor not applicable

Contact Details

Organisation Name: Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health
Address: 134-138 Borough High Street
Address Line 2: London
Postal Code: SE1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
Email: contact@scmh.org.uk
Telephone: + 44 20 7827 8352

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