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Mental health and the workplace

As the stigma surrounding mental health continues, Mental Health Awareness Week is a reminder to employers to ensure that employees struggling with mental health issues in the workplace are supported. People with mental health conditions face a constant struggle to find…

Mental health law briefing 256 – DoLS guidance / Conditional discharge

The Mental Health Caseworkers Section of HM Prison and Probation Service has recently produced guidance on ‘Discharge conditions that amount to a deprivation of liberty.’ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/discharge-conditions-that-amount-to-a-deprivation-of-liberty This refers to the recommendation in the independent review of the MHA published on 6 December 2018…

World Mental Health Day

As the stigma surrounding mental health continues, World Mental Health Day is campaigning to raise awareness of hidden mental health conditions so that sufferers have the necessary support. Mental health and the workplace The TUC released some staggering statistics today, revealing only…