1 in 7 people in Singapore experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime, and international studies have suggested that work stressors were among factors associated with poor mental health.
How Are Work and Mental Well-being Related?
According to World Health Organisation (WHO), work is good for health. A healthy state of mental well-being can also contribute to improved productivity. A negative working environment, however, can lead to physical and mental health challenges.
Helping your Employees Cope with Mental Challenges
Ways to foster mental wellness in your workplace:
• Read the Tripartite Advisory on Mental Well-being at Workplaces to find out what can be done in workplaces to support your employees’ mental well-being.
• Sign up for our Total WSH Programme where you will be paired with a Total WSH Service Provider who will guide you in identifying the health and safety risks in your workplace, and in designing and evaluating an intervention programme.
• Use iWorkHealth, an online psychosocial health assessment tool, to help you identify common stress-related factors in your workplace.
For More Information
• Mental Health Resource Directory
• Mental Health Toolkit for Employers
• Beyond The Label
• HPB’s Useful Information for Organisations