Workplace mental health pushed to top of agenda

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Debilitating mental illness that wrecks lives and careers is increasingly being addressed as a workplace issue

How Carillion unmasked the construction industry

Corporate culture across the construction industry is changing - but it won’t be a quick fix

Supporting couples in the emotional anguish of infertility

Difficulty conceiving can have a devastating emotional impact and couples should be supported with professional counselling

Debate: Do antidepressants work?

“Doctor please, some more of these” moaned Rolling Stone Mick Jagger on the 1966 track Mother’s Little Helper as a generation turned on to the prescribed drugs deemed to blunt the corrosive impact of modern life. Fifty years later and 64.7 million prescriptions for antidepressants were handed out in 2016 by doctors in the UK, but debate rages over how effective they are

Facing the taboo of mental health in the legal profession

High-pressured jobs in the legal profession can take their toll, but firms are beginning to take the mental health of staff more seriously

Shrug off the stigma of mental health and seek help

Chief executives, who may be more at risk of depression and other mental illness, must lead by example and openly seek help

Taking mental health seriously is good for workers and business

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Poor mental health not only brings anguish to individuals in the workforce, it costs UK business dear

Reducing the risk of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease

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Heart disease and hospital treatment can leave patients feeling depressed and vulnerable to further health problems unless doctors also treat the psychological symptoms