According to the Mental Health Foundation, as many as 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives.
One person living with bipolar every day is Kate Wright, an Executive in our Financial Services, IT Risk and Assurance team.
Kate says: “EY’s truly diverse and inclusive culture, has empowered me to be completely transparent about my Bipolar disorder and no longer be embarrassed or ashamed.
“To help me manage bipolar, the firm’s flexible working policy means I’m able to attend weekly appointments and work remotely three days a week. This support was offered without hesitation and with complete empathy, enabling me to continue working whilst getting better."
500 EY Mental Health First Aiders
Building an inclusive workplace where everyone feels accepted and able to thrive, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, social background or ability is a key part of our strategy. At EY, not only do we provide support to those affected by mental-health issues, we also aim to educate and support team members.
We have been running Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses over two years and have just reached a major milestone with 500 EY people now attending the two day course.
EY Mental Health Network
Part of Ability EY - our employee network for people with disabilities - EY's Mental Health Network gives individuals working with mental-health issues and those around them a chance to build relationships and help break the taboo of talking about mental health.
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