Firms and public-sector bodies banding together to improve workers' mental health

Mental health advocate Nawira Baig (left) and her boss Anthea Ong, founder of social enterprise Hush Teabar.
Mental health advocate Nawira Baig (left) and her boss Anthea Ong, founder of social enterprise Hush Teabar.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

SINGAPORE - The mental health of workers is usually not a priority for companies but leaders from some large corporations are taking the lead to promote happy workplaces.

Representatives of 18 private and public sector bodies have formed a workgroup that meets every two months to discuss ways to boost their workers' emotional wellness.

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