World Mental Health Day: Three in five MENA PR professionals want more mental health support from their employer

YouGov surveys 1,728 PRs in the region for PRCA MENA Mental Health report.

Three in five (57 per cent) PR professionals across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region say their organisation is doing ‘not enough’ or ‘much less than what is needed’ to support the mental health of their employees, a major new report shows.

The new Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) MENA Mental Health Report, published on World Mental Health Day (Sunday 10 October), finds that 44 per cent of respondents have not had any communication from their employer about mental health in the last 12 months, and that just 15 per cent of practitioners feel ‘completely supported’ by their employer on this issue.

It also finds that 36 per cent of people who fa

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