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    Challenges employers face supporting mental health

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    Unum’s Mental Health Pathway offers support to employers and employees alike.

    Mental Health

    Mental health is a growing problem in the UK, with 1.4 million NHS referrals for depression and anxiety in 20171 .

    The impact is felt across Britain’s businesses – a fifth of organisations (22%) report that mental ill health is the primary cause of long-term absence, compared with 13% in 20162.

    So what is the key to tackling mental health issues at work? Watch our video to find out more and learn how Unum’s Mental Health Pathway can help.


    1 NHS. (2017) 1.4 million people referred to NHS mental health therapy

    2 CIPD. (2018). Health and Well-being at Work, p10