As part of its range of events for Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, The Tuke Centre are putting on a free event for local employers on Tuesday May 12th from 5:30-7pm. This event will be part of Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17th May 2015). If you would like to book a free place on the event please use this link to our Eventbrite booking page - http://bit.ly/1FlpQoU
We are aware that businesses generally find that much of the absences from work are related to mental health issues. The NHS estimates that “Almost 50% of long-term absences from work are due to mental health issues, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder”.
Employees who have mental health issues often say nothing about it until it becomes a significant issue and they have to take time off work. In addition, according to a recent report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on mental health and work “…many people with mental health problems fear that, no matter how good a recovery they have made, their symptoms will be made worse by going back to work”.
Yet we know that:
This free event for local businesses aims to give you some advice on fulfilling your crucial role in supporting job retention and return to work for people with mental health issues. It will offer you tips on:-
If you would rather book a place directly than book through Eventbrite then please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kirstie Savage on 01904 430370.