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Closing the gap

Our final report for the Mental Health and Income commission revealed that average income for people with common mental health conditions is £8,400 lower than for the wider population.

The report sets out how government and employers can tackle the barriers to employment and discriminatory work pratcies that are causing the the mental health income gap. Read the report here.

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“Employers should encourage and lift up their employees; make them feel appreciated rather than a cog that needs to be replaced when broken.”

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