New data reveals Brits would rather talk to their colleagues about relationship issues, money problems and even sex, than broach the topic of mental health.
A survey for Time to Change of 2,000  British workers suggests mental health remains one of the last taboos in the workplace, showing that, despite progress, there is still a lot more work to do in 2018 to combat the stigma of mental health.
When asked to select from a list the topics they felt they could talk openly about with their colleagues:
A survey of 3,500 young people (11-18),  carried out for mental health campaign Time to Change, found that over a third of young people (34%) had done something to support or stick up for someone with a mental health problem.
But worryingly the reporting of violence and mental illness, and schizophrenia continues to be stigmatising
The 2016 figures have been released by Time to Change as part of ‘Mind Over Matter’, its ongoing collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, which examines the reporting of mental illness in the UK print media.