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Mental Health in the Workplace

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Do you seek or avoid conversations about grief at work?

By Amanda Furness | 07 December 2023

For this year’s National Grief Awareness Week (2 – 8 December) we have reviewed and updated the section on grief within our mental health resources and consider why we may avoid conversations about grief at work.

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Creating a great workplace – ensure team psychological safety

By Amanda Furness | 10 October 2023

What exactly is team psychological safety and how does building it in the workplace benefit individuals, those who lead them and the organisation as a whole … we offer a 5min read to help you find out.

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Supporting Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

By Amanda Furness | 07 September 2023

By acting to establish a supportive environment in the workplace, we can all help to create a world where suicide is preventable and mental health prioritised. For this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, we highlight 4 ways that we can Create Hope Through Action at work and contribute to suicide prevention.

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Tips to help support the mental health of on and offshore energy workers

By Amanda Furness | 12 June 2023

Some practical tips and suggestions relating to a few of the key results of a study into the mental health of on and offshore energy workers. Includes a brief reminder of the business case for investing in mental wellbeing together with links to four articles which may be of interest to leaders and managers.

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Anxiety Webinar – Free event for Mental Health Awareness Week

By Jan Lawrence | 04 May 2023

To support this year’s Mental Health Awareness week we are delivering a free 45 min live online webinar on this year’s theme, anxiety – a normal emotion but one which can get out of control, learn some facts and tips.

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Returning to the Workplace – Re-entry Anxiety

By Amanda Furness | 25 October 2021

Who would have thought in 2018 that Re-entry Anxiety would be a term that would become embedded in our common vocabulary by 2021? In this article we look at what it is, the considerations it poses for organisations, along with actions leaders and individuals can take to move forward positively and harmoniously.

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Loneliness is not just a personal issue

By Amanda Furness | 05 July 2021

Loneliness has many dimensions, this post includes suggested actions for organisations and a collection of resources for individuals and workplaces.

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Kindness and its role in mental health in the workplace

By Amanda Furness | 03 June 2021

A look at kindness – the differences between it, altruism and compassion, how it can benefit mental health in the workplace, and some tips for developing a kindness culture at work.

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Health in the workplace resources included in Spring 2021 newsletter

By Amanda Furness | 05 May 2021

This edition’s resources for employers and employees include the topics of returning to the workplace, mental health at work and workplace adjustments for mental health conditions.

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Managing Declarations of Suicide and Self-harm

By Amanda Furness | 28 October 2020

How would you respond to a declaration of suicide or self-harming behaviours? Find out why this may be a pertinent time to understand suicide intervention.

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