- Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation is a charity that carries out research and offers information about many areas of mental health. This article about work-life balance warns of the costs of letting this become unhealthy. And it has recommendations of small changes for you and your workplace to help even things up again.
The charity Mind has information to support people with a mental health condition and those who care for them. This article highlights some of the many things that can cause stress at work and has a wealth of suggestions of how to take control.
- Mental Health Foundation
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Reviewed by Rachael Mayfield-Blake, Bupa Health Content Team, February 2017
Expert reviewer Stuart Haydock, Organisational psychologist and resilience lead, Bupa UK
Next review due February 2020
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