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Mental health and wellbeing

There is now a far greater understanding that we should look after our mental health in the same way that we care for our physical health. We accept that it can fluctuate from good to poor throughout an individual's lifetime and that there are actions we can take to improve our mental wellbeing.

ICAEW works with CABA to promote the mental health of chartered accountants and their families producing articles, guides, webinars, videos and events. We showcase a selection of these on this page.
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More than half of accountants suffer with stress

  • Article
  • ICAEW Insights
Despite growing awareness of the stress accountants face and more widespread workplace support, employers’ efforts to help keep staff mental health on an even keel continue to fall short.
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Taking care of yourself as a business owner

  • Article
  • ICAEW
Business owners often overlook one critical element of driving success – looking after their mental health. The recent pandemic created a culture of all work and no play for many small businesses. Mental Health Awareness Week provides an opportunity to reflect on how we can take care of ourselves and our businesses.
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Stressed accountants too busy to seek mental health support

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  • ICAEW Insights
In a recent caba survey, eight out of 10 respondents said stress and poor mental health are a problem within the accountancy profession. Are we facing a mental health pandemic?
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Need further help and support?

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 is raising awareness of the impact of loneliness on our mental wellbeing and the practical steps we can take to address it. Its website has resources to help you identify the causes of poor mental health and offers tips and strategies for better wellbeing.

Don't forget that the NHS also has a range of services and resources that can be called upon in times of crisis.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 NHS Mental Health hub