Click here for the full results of the survey, which found the industry is making some progress on the issue, although there is still much work to be done.
We identified several common approaches and priorities among the employers, such as the importance of flexible working, line-manager training and bosses leading from the front. They often took a holistic view of the issue – focusing on staff happiness and general wellbeing, as well as specific mental-health initiatives – to address potential problems before they escalate.
Meanwhile, Mischief creative director and practising psychotherapist Greg Jones gave his take on how the sector should approach the topic.
There have been several outstanding campaigns that tackle mental health and suicide in the past year. PRWeek speaks to the creative minds behind these to find out how they shifted the conversation as well as dos and don'ts.
Click here to read the view of PRWeek UK editor-in-chief in his leader for the January edition. PRCA boss Francis Ingham is calling on the PR industry to take action.
And Jacqueline Hurst, our Mental Wealth columnist, offers advice on looking after your mental health to beat the 'January blues'. Please take a few minutes to read it, there are some great tips.
- How is your organisation approaching mental health? Do you have views on how the sector can improve its practices around the issue, perhaps from firsthand experience? Let us know – contact firstname.lastname@example.org.