Poor mental health is one of the most common causes of long-term sickness absence in UK workplaces (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2018).

Mental health is still the elephant in the room at work—employees are reluctant to raise the subject, for fear of discrimination, while managers often shy away from it for fear of making matters worse or provoking legal consequences.

Mind and the CIPD have jointly developed this guide to help organisations overcome these challenges.