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European Brain Council

European Brain Council

Prof. David Nutt

President

"The European Brain Council supports the EU OSHA Healthy Workplace Campaign manage stress. We believe that employment not only involves focusing on more jobs, but also on better jobs. Mental health and well-being of the workforce is a key resource for productivity and innovation in Europe as well as critical asset for companies. "

Type of organisation:
Other
Business sector:
Public health
Mission statement:
By bringing together science & society we advance understanding of the healthy and diseased brain to improve the lives of those living with brain disorders.
URL:
http://europeanbraincouncil.org
Our Campaign Pledge:

The European Brain Council supports the EU OSHA Healthy Workplace Campaign manage stress. We believe that employment not only involves focusing on more jobs, but also on better jobs. Mental health and well-being of the workforce is a key resource for productivity and innovation in Europe as well as critical asset for companies.

Some forms of stress can lead to depression, one of the most prevalent brain disorders which according to the WHO is the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Depression is the most predominant mental health problem among working-age patients. Therefore depression in the workplace is a leading cause of lost work productivity, sick leave and early retirement. Reciprocally, chronic stress at the workplace can lead to depression that will affect not just professional but personal life of the patient.

It is a societal challenge that is causing serious damage and which requires attention and action from the EU.

European Brain Council

Rue d'Egmont 11

1000 Brussels

Pan-European

info@europeanbraincouncil.org

http://europeanbraincouncil.org

Tel: +32 (0)2 513 27 57

Fax:

Contact Persons

Tadeusz Hawrot