mental health day

noun

Definition of mental health day 

: a day that an employee takes off from work in order to relieve stress or renew vitality

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Over the course of 30 days, the healthiest Ohio counties had three poor physical health days on average and 3.3 poor mental health days on average. Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati.com, "Here's how Greater Cincinnati counties rank in health outcomes," 20 Mar. 2018 Reasons for the improvements by Broward and Miami-Dade aren’t spelled out in the report, which assigns rankings in 34 health categories, ranging from the average number of poor mental health days reported by residents to adult smoking rates. Ron Hurtibise, Sun-Sentinel.com, "All three South Florida counties ranked among state's 10 healthiest," 20 Mar. 2018

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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