Mental health

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    Supporting mental wellbeing at work

    Three experts provide tips on how employers can support workers’ mental wellbeing and keep them motivated to perform to the best of their ability.

    By Gajal Gupta on 01 March 2021

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    Sounding the alarm on suicide

    With the latest data showing there has been a sharp rise in suicides in India, employers are being urged to do more to reduce stress at work – and train managers to support employees who are struggling with their mental wellbeing.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 08 November 2022

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    Help is at hand

    Indian companies are increasingly supporting the mental wellbeing of staff through initiatives like days off for recuperation, counselling and mobile apps designed to build resilience to stress.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 11 May 2022

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    Online mental health counselling to be launched, says Indian government

    Online and telephone counselling and advice is expected to become more widely available for people experiencing mental health problems after the Indian government announced plans for a National Tele-Mental Health Programme in the recent financial Budget.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 08 March 2022

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    Beating the bullies

    Bullying can have a detrimental effect on an employee’s mental wellbeing, but there are ways of preventing it – such as creating a culture that prioritises staff wellbeing over performance.

    By Dr Sam Farley on 01 August 2022