Research Updates

Interventions with workplace contact reduce stress absence

Gabrielle Lis

Contact with the workplace has proven benefits for workers with stress, depression and other common mental health conditions, especially when part of a multi-component workplace intervention.

Do supervisors and managers in your workplace put workers with mental health conditions in the too-hard basket? Do they shy away from contact when someone takes time off for depression, stress or anxiety? Is a gradual return to normal hours and duties seen as a bridge too far when return to work is on the cards? If so, the managers and supervisors in your workplace are not alone . However, they’re withholding exactly the kinds of workplace...

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