Egg-cellent Mental Health Awareness

A picture of an egg - which is Instagram's most liked photo ever - has been used to promote a mental-health campaign.   The egg, known as Eugene, has now cracked after "feeling the pressure" of all the attention it's received. A message posted alongside the broken...

Mental Health at Work – Employer Resources

Public Health England recently published an article 'Health Matters: Health and Work' outlining the importance of why employment matters to health.   "There is clear evidence that good work improves health and wellbeing across people’s lives, boosting quality of life and protecting against social exclusion. There is also clear...

‘Where’s Your Head At?’ Campaign – Debate Results

The debate in parliament yesterday (17th January 2019) follows October’s presentation of a 200,000-strong public petition to Downing Street and the subsequent publication of an Open Letter to the Government from over 50 business leaders highlighting employer support for the issue. Businesses supporting the change include PwC, WHSmith, Royal...

Making the business case for mental health

What is mental health?   Mental health is a part of our overall health, it's about: How we feel, think, and behave How we cope with the ups and downs of everyday life How we feel about ourselves and our life How we see ourselves and our...

What Is Mental Health First Aid

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. MHFA won't teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first...

HSE announces new guidance on mental health in the workplace

  “The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has enhanced its First Aid guidance to help employers understand the existing need to consider mental health alongside physical health when undertaking their ‘needs assessment’.   Britain's national regulator for workplace health and safety, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced new First...