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Mental Health Resources

There is an increasing call on health and social care professionals to consider psychological wellbeing when treating the physical symptoms of a condition. Poor physical health can lead to an increased risk of developing mental health problems. Similarly, poor mental health can negatively impact on physical health, leading to an increased risk of some conditions.

  • Health and work: infographics: This series of infographics have been developed to help raise awareness and understanding of the relationship between health and work. Evidence shows that a good working environment is good for health, and that a bad working environment (characterised by low levels of job control and organisational fairness, and a high effort-reward imbalance) may contribute to poor health. There is also evidence to show that healthier, active and engaged employees are more productive, have lower levels of sickness absence and presenteeism.
  • MHF - How to guides: These guides have been produced to support individuals to manage their mental health to reduce stress, through exercise, usingĀ mindfulness and in later life.