Category: Media

We need a national summit to tackle burnout and create healthy workplaces which best support people to stay in or return to work

22nd January 2024

Today, we released our Burnout Report, a new benchmark study conducted annually exploring the experience and prevalence of high or extreme pressure and stress in our daily lives, and the factors that contribute towards or alleviate the risk of burnout. Brian Dow, Chief Executive at Mental Health UK, reflects on the key findings of the report, and the need for national action on this issue.

Burnout Report: one in five needed to take time off work due to stress in the past year

22nd January 2024

Mental Health UK’s new annual benchmark report for burnout in the UK reveals that one in five working adults needed to take time off work in the past year due to poor mental health caused by pressure or stress, as we call for a national summit on employment and mental health.

Mental Health UK partner with ITN Business to discuss ‘Mental Health Everyday’

18th April 2023

Our new programme with ITN Business will explore how we can promote positive mental health with one another all year round.

Statement of Condolence for The Queen

8th September 2022

We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen and offer our condolences to the Royal Family during this time of mourning.

Mental Health UK and ITN Productions Industry News launch co-production ‘Play Your Part’

17th May 2022

Mental Health UK has partnered with ITN Productions Industry News to produce Play Your Part, a digital news-style programme presented by Dr Sian Williams, highlighting how everyone has a role to play when it comes to the future of mental health.

Statement of solidarity with Azeem Rafiq

17th November 2021

Mental Health UK issues statement of solidarity with English cricketer Azeem Rafiq.

Statement of solidarity with Simone Biles

28th July 2021

Mental Health UK responds to American gymnast and four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Statement of solidarity with Naomi Osaka

1st June 2021

Mental Health UK responds to Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open due to her mental health and experiences of depression.

Mental Health UK joins peers in saying mental health support for charity workers and volunteers ‘must be a national priority’

21st January 2021

Mental Health UK has today published a joint open letter with fellow leaders in the sector thanking charity workers and volunteers for their service during the Covid-19 pandemic and emphasising that supporting their mental health and wellbeing must be a “national priority”.

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