Although it has been prevalent since the early 2000s, it's only recently that we've decoded its impact on young people's mental health and the findings are not very encouraging.
The company says the goal with Wellbeing Leave is to give employees more resources to focus on personal wellness, and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace. Despite the progress we've made, there's still a long way to go.
According to the 2017 Mental Health at Work Report, three out of five employees have experienced mental health issues in the past year because of work. This begs the question: is enough being done to help young South Africans battling with mental health issues?
"Historically, everywhere in the world, it would seem, mental health has always been underfunded".
Academy manager Byron Anthony said: "It's well documented these days in regards of the mental health, not just in football but in general society".
"People come to Xero to do the best work of their lives, which is why it's vital we support not only their physical wellbeing, but their mental wellbeing as well", said Rachael Powell, Chief Customer and People Officer at Xero. "We can not expect to save lives if people who need help are being turned away from specialist care", they wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday. "We all need to do better to help tackle this".
Every Mind Matters has been developed in conjunction with leading charities, academics and clinicians and is endorsed by leading experts in mental health. "There's also a need to be accepted into their peer group and to conform to the norms of that group, leading to peer pressure", says Dr Tilwe.
Janice Horsman, CEO of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind will discuss the charity, and good mental health can help you thrive at work. In Europe, nearly an equal proportion of nations spend more than more than 5% of their health budget tackling the issue. People will readily swallow pain-killers, totally ignorant that they have far more lethal side effects than any anti-depressant - because it is for treating a bodily disorder.
We are aware that the World Federation for Mental Health created the day 24 years ago as a global platform for all nations to create awareness of mental health and issues associated with mental illness.
The public spending watchdog also warned that the number of young people with a mental health condition is likely to be higher than previously estimated, which will make government ambitions harder to realise.
South Africa's first and only mental health policy in 2013 advocated for a move to deinstitutionalisation, or a shift to provide mental healthcare outside of hospitals and closer to where patients live.