7th February 2019 is #TimetoTalk Day an annual drive by Time to Change, a campaign led by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, intended to encourage people to speak out about their mental health and end widespread stigma.
Launched in 2014, the day has reached millions of people, enabling vital conversations about mental illness at work, in schools, and among friends and families. It’s also a chance for mangers to think about stigma at the workplace, and includes an Employer Pledge.
To show how common mental health problems are, what the effects are and how is it changing? Here are some vital numbers you need to know.