Chief executive Katie Glover told Spirit FM that with issues like depression and anxiety being the most common causes of workplace absences, being able to tackle the problems of stress early would be a big help to workers and businesses across the county.
According student and graduate careers app Debut, only 15% graduates described the mental health support provided by their employer as "good", while a third of graduates said their employer's welfare provision was "poor".
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The Mental Health Foundation, who initiated the campaign, have put together a guide, with an introduction to what stress is, what the signs of stress are, what simple steps you can take when feeling stressed and provide practical advice for preventing it.
"I think, in that time, he was dealing with various pressures and things going on and we just didn't know about any of it; things deteriorated very quickly".
Pirate FM will play the minute-long message featuring Princes William and Harry and stars like Lady Gaga at 10.59am on Tuesday.
59% say their organisation has a supportive framework in place to recruit employees with mental health issues and 60% to retain people with a disability or long-term health condition.
With over 300 stations taking part, broadcasting to one of radio's biggest collective audiences with an average listenership of 20 million, the Mental Health Minute has been led by Radiocentre and The Radio Academy.
The views of our young people are particularly important in tackling mental health challenges so just last month we set up a Youth Commission on Mental Health Services - a team of young people who, working with Young Scot and SAMH, will conduct a study aimed at reshaping the support available to young people, drawing from their own experiences.
"If you do have the courage to speak about it, you really can make things better".
"Radio is coming together in a United Kingdom first today to shine a light on the important issue of mental health". As well as providing company and fun, radio can be an important lifeline for listeners.
Somethin' Else Managing Director, Steve Ackerman, said: "Somethin' Else is delighted to be working with Radiocentre on the creative and production of this exciting moment in radio history. But, improving awareness and understanding is a crucial first step that all employers need to take and we're proud to set an example, not only for the retail industry, but for employers across the United Kingdom".