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    It’s World Mental Health Day on October 10th

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    Stress and mental ill-health are among the biggest causes of both short and long-term absence1.

    Stress and mental

    The CIPD’s Health and Wellbeing at Work report found that almost 40% of businesses said that stress-related absence had increased in the last year, while more than a fifth (22%) revealed that mental ill-health was now the main cause of long-term absence2.

    We’ve put together this infographic highlighting the state of stress and mental ill-health in organisations today. For more information on tackling mental ill-health at work, see our Mental Health Pathway and visit our mental health hub. For ways to combat stress, see our free guide here.

    The CIPD’s

    Sources:

    1,2 CIPD. (2018). Health and Well-being at Work