Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Managing Mental Health at Work

Corporate Mentality are dedicated to helping West Midlands & Black Country based SME’s manage mental health at work issues.

Our Thriving at Work Training course is designed to help you and your staff develop a range of strategies & coping skills to deal more effectively with work related stress and other mental health challenges associated with contemporary work environments.

We offer expertise in Mental Healthcare Management, Corporate Governance, Health & Safety as well as the provision of high quality Training and a range of industry standard support services to help your business thrive in all domains where people performance is critical.

Why Manage Work Related Stress?

Work related stress is a known cause of depression or anxiety and is defined as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them at work.

The latest estimates (2016) from the Labour Force Survey (LFS – Office of National Statistics) show:

  • The total number of cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 was 488,000 cases, a prevalence rate of 1510 per 100,000 workers. (1.51%)
  • The number of new cases was 224,000, an incidence rate of 690 per 100,000 workers. (0.7%)
  • The total number of working days lost due to this condition in 2015/16 was 11.7 million days. This equated to an average of 23.9 days lost per case.
  • In 2015/16 stress accounted for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health.
  • Stress is more prevalent in public service industries, such as education; health and social care; and public administration and defence.
  • By occupation, jobs that are common across public service industries (such as healthcare workers; teaching professionals; business, media and public service professionals) show higher levels of stress as compared to all jobs.
  • The main work factors cited by respondents as causing work related stress, depression or anxiety (LFS) were workload pressures, including tight deadlines and too much responsibility and a lack of managerial support.
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Mental Health at Work Consulting Services

Our Core Services

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Mental Health Awareness Training

We deliver off-site & on-site training programmes to educate your stakeholders about Mental Health Issues.
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Mental Health Core Standards

We can help you to develop and deliver the very latest infrastructure to meet the Mental Health Core Standards.
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Thriving at Work

Thriving at work is our Stress management programme which focuses on modifying self-limiting paradigms.

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HSE Management Standards

Expert help to implement the HSE Management Standards approach to Work Related Stress.
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Mental Health Risk Assessments

Find out if YOUR business is running unnecessary risks in managing Mental Health at work.
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Employee Assistance Programmes

Corporate Mentality offer a range of EAP contracts for your employees at all levels.

Head Office

Maypole House

Yew Tree Court

Maypole Street




Approved provider of Stress Management & Resilience training services to Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Clinical Commissioning Group .

Copyright & Statistical Information

This website contains public sector information published by the Health and Safety Executive and licensed under the Open Government Licence.

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