Synopsis

"I was working too hard for too long. I was in a stressful and demanding job and the pressure never let up. I knew I was very unhappy but didn't see any way out, so I would just cry and then try to pull myself up and get on with it. In fact, I got to the point where I would only sleep a few hours, then wake up and creep into the lounge and cry every night. No one knew." – Community member

Nuffield Health (NH) approached C Space with a clear challenge: how can we help change the face of Mental Health by 2025? Not only a brave and bold ambition, but a critical one considering 1 in 5 people in the UK take a day off work due to stress and a quarter of people have considered resigning due to stress, costing UK businesses £26bn every year.*

"We're a business known for our gyms and our hospital services, so venturing from physical wellbeing to emotional wellbeing is a shift from our core business. We know consumers readily and universally define health and wellbeing as including both physical and mental health and recognise them as being intrinsically linked, so it's an area we've been keen to explore with our customers." – Nora Law, Head of Insights.