Recession Takes Toll On UK's Wellbeing

Research carried out by mental health charity Mind, has revealed compelling evidence that the recent global economic downturn had a serious impact on the wellbeing of British workers.

According to the research, 10% of workers had visited their GP due to stress caused by the recession whilst 7% have started taking antidepressants.

Staggeringly, the research also revealed that more than one in five workers have developed depression at some point during their careers.

Over the next five years Mind’s Taking Care of Business campaign aims to push mental wellbeing up the workplace agenda and improve working environments.

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