Within 395 respondents, 76 (19.2%) indicated that they faced issues surrounding mental health within the settings of schools. That is almost 1 in 5 of all respondents, suggesting that issues surrounding provisions for mental health in workplaces (ie. confidentiality, leave entitlements, insurance) do matter to a considerable number of Singaporeans.
11 (2.8%) indicated that they faced issues of confidentiality and privacy at workplaces. Most shared their worries about their employers accessing their public health records, including the Civil Service.
6 (1.5%) encountered issues with claiming work insurance for their mental health conditions. Some lament the lack of parity for coverage between physical and mental health conditions.
21 (5.3%) talked about the importance of flexible work arrangements (FWAs), not only for those suffering from mental health conditions to seek treatment during the day, but for caregivers as well.
8 (2.0%) felt that sick leave entitlements for mental health conditions should be improved, as some are forced to utilise their annual leave to seek treatment.