Looking after our wellbeing during and after COVID-19 is a phrase that has been used many times over the past year.
It is clear that Mental ill-health including work-related stress can effect each one of us. Figures taken from the Northern Ireland Labour Force Survey for 2018/19 estimate that 16,000 employees in Northern Ireland suffer from stress, anxiety or depression, caused or made worse by work. Furthermore, the number of lost days to the Northern Ireland economy was estimated to be 373,000 during the same period. This was long before COVID hit these shores.
UK wide research by the Centre for Mental Health states that the average employee takes seven days off sick each year of which 40 per cent are for mental health problems.
Speaker Siobhan O’Neill is Professor of Mental Health Sciences at Ulster University. She is also Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Champion and one of Northern Ireland’s leading experts in the field.
We are delighted that she has agreed to talk about the challenges facing employers and will cover
How to register your attendance
The webinars are being facilitated by NI Safety Group who are one of the Workplace Health Leadership Group’s partners.
Download the pdf below for further details and a hyperlink to book your place/s.