Maintaining good mental health is an important health and safety issue. The information on this page is to increase your awareness and understanding on what you can do to protect your own mental health and wellbeing at work and at home.
Metal health awareness
You employer is expected under health and safety legislation and the Equality Act 2010 to protect your mental health and wellbeing. Read our summary of these obligations.
CSP Advice Sheet - Employer’s responsibilities for staff with mental health problems
If work or university is making you unwell, speak to your CSP steward, safety rep or student rep. Please call CSP enquiries if you do not know who your rep is: 020 7306 6666.
In these difficult times we know many members are struggling to cope with high workloads and both reduced resources and support. The impact of constant change and reorganisation in the workplace is also taking its toll.
If this sounds familiar, check out the CSP's Pinpoint the Pressure resources to help you tackle high workloads and make positive changes.
For a more personal perspective, read what CSP member Tom said about the impact of his own bipolar disorder in the workplace: Managing mental health issues at work