Let's introduce mental health first aiders in the workplace.

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Want some questions about depression at work answered? Check out our interview with Dr Fehmidah Munir, one of the UK researchers responsible for the Loughborough University's study into the role of depression in returning to work.

What prompted the study that the report, Returning to work: the role of depression, is based upon? We carried out a study in 2004 which looked at how chronic illnesses were managed in the workplace by employers and by employees themselves. Although symptoms of depression were not measured in this study, we included two measures of distress and found a relationship between distress and high work limitations, long-term sickness absence, poo...

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Published 23 March, 2009 | Updated 27 October, 2015