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Stress in the Workplace

Policy and Guidance Documents

The Stress survey process document has been created to explain the steps that require to be taken before contacting Health and Safety to request that a stress survey be undertaken. 

Forms within Policy/Guidance Documents

Stress and Wellbeing at Work

Useful resources, help and support
Union Support
External sources of support
  • Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives – informative pages on stress management and mental wellbeing at work
  • See Me in Work –mental health charity concerned with tackling stigma
  • Mind – mental health charity with a wide range of information and resources
  • Ahead for Health’ – Mental Health in the workplace DVD, useful to show at team meetings
  • NICE are the gold standard for evidence in health and have produced guidance for employers on how to promote mental wellbeing at work.
  • Be Mindful Online – UK’s only evidence based online mindfulness course, supported by Mental Health Foundation
  • How To – Guides on Mental Health
  • Fundamental Facts on Mental Health
  • Free confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety – Breathing Space
  • A simple guide to stressing less & enjoying life more – Steps for Stress
  • Free telephone service through NHS 24, providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and support – Living Life
  • Information on mental health & wellbeing – NHS Inform Mental Health Zone
Further reading

Additional Information