Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers and Employees

Category: Book
By (author): Butler, Donna
By (author): Hasson, Gill
Subject:  LAW / Mental Health
  MEDICAL / Mental Health
  SELF-HELP / General
  SELF-HELP / Self-Management / Stress Management
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Wiley
Published: June 2020
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.40in x 5.50in x 0.90in
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Provides guidance for both employers and staff on promoting positive mental health and supporting those experiencing mental ill health in the workplace

The importance of good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace is a subject of increased public awareness and governmental attention. The Department of Health advises that one in four people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives. Although a number of recent developments and initiatives have raised the profile of this crucial issue, employers are experiencing challenges in promoting the mental health and wellbeing of their employees. Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace contains expert guidance for improving mental health and supporting those experiencing mental ill health.

This comprehensive book addresses the range of issues surrounding mental health and wellbeing in work environments- providing all involved with informative and practical assistance. Authors Gill Hasson and Donna Butler examine changing workplace environment for improved wellbeing, shifting employer and employee attitudes on mental health, possible solutions to current and future challenges and more. Detailed, real-world case studies illustrate a variety of associated concerns from both employer and employee perspectives. This important guide:

  • Explains why understanding mental health important and its impact on businesses and employees
  • Discusses why and how to promote mental health in the workplace and the importance of having an effective ‘wellbeing strategy'
  • Provides guidance on managing staff experiencing mental ill health
  • Addresses dealing with employee stress and anxiety
  • Features resources for further support if experiencing mental health issues

Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace is a valuable resource for those in the workplace wanting to look after their physical and mental wellbeing, and those looking for guidance in managing staff with mental health issues.

Biographical Note

Gill Hasson is a careers coach, has over 20 years' experience in the areas of personal & career development, and is a freelance tutor / teacher in mental health issues for mental health organisations. She also teaches and delivers training for adult education organizations, voluntary and business organizations and the public sector. Gill is also Capstone's best selling franchise author.

Donna Butler is an Integrative Psychotherapist with a private practice- she sees clients for psychotherapy, including EMDR trauma therapy if required. She conducts individual, couple and group therapy and specialist post incident de briefing is available in the clinic or within the recipient organisation. She is also a Specialist psychotherapist and EMDR trauma therapist.