Opinion: Simon Cooter on mental wellbeing

Simon Cooter

Mental ‘illness’ is often referred to as mental ‘health’. There’s stigma attached even to the words we use to describe it. The lack of visual symptoms, make it a silent disease, yet it has a huge impact in the workplace. It affects our ability to handle stress, pressure and other challenges. Without support it can lead to a complete inability to cope with work and daily life. It’s estimated that 91m work days per year are lost due to mental health problems.

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