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Mental health and work: Switzerland

 

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Mental Health and Work: Switzerland

 Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental illness. This report on Switzerland is the fifth in a series of reports looking at how the broader education, health, social and labour market policy challenges identified in Sick on the Job? Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work (OECD, 2012) are being tackled in a number of OECD countries. It concludes that the Swiss system is well resourced to address the challenges in various policy fields; that due the involvemnet of a large number of stakeholders much needed policy coordination across different sectors is a difficult task; and that a stronger mental health focus is required in Switzerland's health, social and labour market policies.

 

 

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Table of contents

Executive summary (free pdf)
Assessment and recommendations (free PDF)
Chapter 1: Mental health and work challenges in Switzerland (abstract | tables and figures)
Chapter 2: Working conditions and sickness management in Switzerland (abstract | tables and figures)
Chapter 3: From payments to interventions: A decade of Swiss disability reforms (abstract | tables and figures)
Chapter 4: Swiss co-operation to tackle long-term unemployment and inactivity (abstract | tables and figures)
Chapter 5: Making more of the potential of the Swiss mental health care system (abstract | tables and figures)
Chapter 6: The capacity of the Swiss education system to manage mental-ill health (abstract | tables and figures)

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