Mental Wellbeing in the work place
A study led by the World Health Organisation highlights that the Global economy is set to lose more than $900 billion in lost productivity due to mental health conditions by the year 2030. Efforts in society and business have begun to positively make a difference and counteract the effects of these issues and place emphasis on tackling mental health but it is only the beginning.
- The global cost of mental health conditions are projected to escalate to $6 trillion by 2030 (source: World Economic Forum and the Harvard School of Public Health)
- 12 billion working days are set to be lost to depression and anxiety every year (source: World Health Organisation)
Dr Barbara Mariposa – Mental Health Expert and Thought Leader in the field of workplace wellbeing and Rachel Kelly – Writer and Ambassador for Mental Health, discuss the importance of tackling mental health issues in the work place.