Over half of population drink to cope with workplace stress

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Over half of population drink to cope with workplace stress
5th November 2014

Stress is something many people accept as simply another part of the job. 

In fact, according to a poll commissioned by mental health charity Mind and YouGov, 64 per cent of people say they found work very or fairly stressful.

11 per cent of the population smoke to combat the stress, whilst 57 per cent drink alcohol after work to unwind after a stressful day. 

Jessica Carmody, who suffered from stress at work, gives her advice for people hoping to unwind and explains why so many of us are stressed and why people must take their mental health seriously.

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