Tuesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.

Depression and anxiety disorders have an impact on our ability to work, and to work productively. Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability. More than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders. A recent WHO-led study estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity.

Here is a round up of some of the discussion on twitter of the day with some resources that can help your business improve the wellbeing of your staff.

This summer, the story of a boss responding perfectly to an employee taking a mental health day off went viral. Here is a response in The Metro. Read the full story



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