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Prince William was back at it, speaking at an event for business leaders as part of Heads Together, the campaign that he, Duchess Kate and Prince Harry are the faces of. The main theme of the day was mental health in the workplace, something William can understand. The royal is looking to businesses, both large and small, to take the mental health of their employees more seriously, reports the Daily Mail.

“Work, as we all know, can at times be a source of great fulfillment, growth and fun, but also at times a significant source of stress — sometimes — if we are honest, to the point of its being overwhelming,” he said. “Catherine, Harry and I have been campaigning on this issue for only a few months now, but what we have observed already is that when we get our heads together–when we talk and listen to family, to friends and colleagues, we share the load; we reduce the problem; we realize we are not alone and we break down the barriers that prevent us from getting the help we need.

“It is really that simple: a problem shared is a problem halved.”

Truer words were never spoken. Because unloading, and not keeping everything in and carrying the burden solo, is a freeing feeling. It’s not a solution, mind you, but it’s not feeling so alone.

William went on to praise businesses that do make mental health a priority and also urged others to follow suit. He recalled his work with the East Anglian Air Ambulance Service — where he has spoken previously about the “sad, dark” moments he faces — and how supportive they are.

“I have also seen how an employer can create an environment where it is as unremarkable to talk about feeling a bit ‘down’ as it is to admit to having a cold,” he said. “All of the air ambulance team know that we can get help for what is going on in our heads if we need it. We know where to turn, as practical help is well sign-posted, and we know that no one will judge us if we do admit to difficulties. Mental health exists just as physical health exists. It is no big deal.” And it shouldn’t be.

“We cannot do this without employers and we believe it is in your interest,” said William, adding that mental ill-health is the leading cause of absence in the U.K., costing businesses nearly £26 billion pounds each year — that’s an average of over £1,000 per employee. The sad fact, however, is that 95 per cent of employees who call in sick with stress give a different reason.

It may be easy to side-eye Prince William as he talks personally about mental health in the workplace because he’s royalty so, pfft, how would he know? But everyone has their daily stresses, no matter what kind of work they do, how much money they make, what class they’re in. Everyone feels stressed out and overwhelmed; but it’s how we deal with it that can make a difference in overcoming it.