How can businesses help lift the stigma around mental health at work?

    • In March 2015 AXA PPP healthcare hosted a roundtable discussion with representatives from a range of organisations to find out ‘How can businesses help lift the stigma around mental health at work?’. It was chaired by Professor Stephen Bevan, Director of the Work Foundation’s Centre for Workforce Effectiveness and attendees included Dr Mark Winwood, AXA PPP healthcare’s Clinical Director of Psychological Health. Find out more in our summary video:

    • Take a look at Dr Mark Winwood’s reflections on the discussion and ways to reduce mental health stigma:

      1. What were the main things you took away from today’s discussion around the stigma related to mental illness?

    • 2. What do you think businesses of all sizes can do to reduce stigma?

    • 3. Many employers and doing their part by offering great programmes to help employees with their mental health. But what can employees do to make sure they are making use of these services?