BONMEH advocates workplace mental health policies

Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital
Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital

Mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and stress, are common and are affecting individuals, their families, co-workers and the broader community.

That is why Botswana Network for Mental Health (BONMEH) has called on the business community in Botswana to have comprehensive mental health policies.

According to BONMEH spokesperson, Charity Kennedy, these mental health problems have a direct impact on workplaces through increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, and increased costs.

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