The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing is a comprehensive and cutting-edge work providing the latest insights into a range of perspectives on organizational wellbeing, as well as highlighting global wellbeing issues and exploring new contexts. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health. A multi- and inter-disciplinary work, this handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. This handbook draws together current knowledge whilst also outlining emerging issues and directions, making this an invaluable resource for students and researchers spanning a wide array of disciplines. Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives; Part 2: International Issues and Contexts; Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing; and Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions.

Chapter 23: The Three Pillars of Mental Health in the Workplace: Prevention, Intervention and Accommodation

The Three Pillars of Mental Health in the Workplace: Prevention, Intervention and Accommodation

The three pillars of mental health in the workplace: prevention, intervention, and accommodation
Rachael Jones-Chick E. Kevin Kelloway

Mental health issues are one of the primary causes of disability among the working population (Mental Health Commission of Canada [MHCC], 2012; WHO, 2019a). It is estimated that 1 in 5 people will experience a significant mental health problem (National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAMI], 2019; WHO, 2002, 2004) resulting in an estimate of more than 450 million people being affected worldwide (World Health Organization [WHO], 2004). Until relatively recently, the scope of the problem – and the associated costs – have been well documented ...

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