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One in five Europeans say work plays an important role to achieve good mental health


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The European Commission published a new flash Eurobarometer to get an in-depth look at the view of EU citizens on mental health.

The survey, conducted in all 27 member states amongst citizens 15 years and older, offers details on the current state of mental health, contributing factors for a good mental health, perceptions about people with mental health conditions and the quality and accessibility of related health services.

Work is mentioned throughout the survey as a contributing factor with both the capability to improve and worsen mental health, with 18% of respondents saying it’s an important factor to achieve good mental health.

Access the full survey.

Read about EU-OSHA’s projects on mental health.