Associate trainers wanted – join our team!

At Be Empowered, we are thrilled to let you know that we are expanding our team of trainers! Be Empowered provide a variety of training courses in mental health first aid and awareness all over the UK. Training courses include all Adult MHFA England accredited...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

What is it?   Since 2001 the Mental Health Foundation have run an awareness week every May to highlight a specific theme for mental health. The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is body image which will run from Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May...

Spring Discount!

We have a spring in our step today as we launch our SPRING DISCOUNT! Has your organisation been talking about mental health awareness training? Have you been wanting to put forward to your manager the wellbeing and cost benefits of a healthier happier workplace? Well, now...

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...