Education

Students more stressed if they don’t feel like they belong at their university, amid call for greater access to peer mentors

The number of UK students who feel constantly stressed almost doubles when they also feel like they don’t belong at their institution, according to research by YouGov and Studiosity. In the second edition of the […]

Benefits

Revealed: how employers and EAPs have become an essential pillar to the UK’s mental health provision

Employers and their Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) have taken on a huge role in delivering mental health services to the UK population, according to new figures. Data from a ‘state-of-the-market’ survey among members of the […]

Anorexia

Christmas with an eating disorder: Priory expert offers advice for families supporting those with eating disorders

Christmas celebrations can be ‘terrifying’ to someone with an eating disorder, when the emphasis is all on food Enquiries for Priory’s private eating disorder services were 36.6% higher between January and November 2021 than during […]

Mental Health

Haulage industry urged to tackle driver mental health ahead of busy Christmas and continued driver shortages

With a recent survey revealing that half of logistics companies have seen a rise in mental health issues since Brexit, haulage industry leaders and mental health experts provide tips for supporting the mental wellbeing of […]

Mental Health

‘Burnout build-up’: stark warning for HR and business leaders as demand for burnout support soars by 221%

Findings come alongside reports that nearly half of UK employees have suffered from excessive stress over the last year, leading to 10% leaving their jobs Experts are warning that we’re seeing a ‘burnout build-up’ for […]

Covid-19

Furlough was ‘blessing and curse’ as hospitality workers report both psychological stress and physical health benefits

The first COVID-19 lockdown was associated with psychological stress for hospitality workers who experienced work loss, according to new research by the Pennsylvania State University, emlyon business school, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. The […]