Half Of People Experience Poor Mental Health At Work, Study Finds


Following a study that indicates almost half of employees in the United Kingdom are suffering from mental health problems in the workplace, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, has launched a mental health website which he unveiled at an event in Bristol on Tuesday.

Following on from my time in the military, I have had experiences in this job I will carry with me for the rest of my life, and that will add a valuable perspective to my royal work for decades to come. You see so many sad things every day that you think life is like that. "I think that for the medical community, particularly, it must weigh a lot on their minds", he continued.

'That you're always dealing with despair, sadness, injury, things that are really quite troubling.

"The attrition builds up and you never really have the opportunity to offload anything if you're not careful".

The gateway brings together information, advice, resources and training that workplaces can use to improve wellbeing and give employees the mental health support they need.

Half of people have experienced a mental health problem in their current job, new research by mental health charity Mind has revealed.

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The new website comes as a survey finds that 48 percent of United Kingdom employees have experienced mental health problems in their current job.

During his visit to Bristol, William met people already benefiting from the online gateway.

Mental Health at Work is one of the initiatives being driven by William as part of his ongoing work with Heads Together.

Ms Anderson, who works for East of England Ambulance Service based in Whitham, Essex, said: 'I've always held the belief that everybody is susceptible to mental health problems and I wouldn't expect even a member of the royal family to be exempt from that.

"To hear him admit that just goes to prove how good it is to speak about these things and how positive that can be". Now I run my own art classes for people with mental health conditions.