This video explores Vicky's story. She first took up her role at Dartmoor Search and Rescue (Plymouth) as part of her recovery from biploar disorder.
Mind is a leading mental health charity. It provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. It campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
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John from West Yorkshire Police’s own mental health experiences led him to develop a peer support programme to help others. This video explores his story.
Darren, from the London Fire Brigade, has suffered from mental ill health for as long as he can remember. However, being able to talk about the stresses he experiences has helped him.
Liz, from the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST), is very grateful for the mental health support and understanding of the senior managers within the organisation.
This is the fourth year of Business in the Community's (BITC) national Mental Health at Work survey, in partnership with Mercer Marsh Benefits and BITC’s Wellbeing Leadership Team.
Emergency services staff and volunteers are more at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than the general population. This website offers information on the condition that you may find useful.
Almost nine in 10 blue light personnel have experienced stress and poor mental health. This report from Mind shows it's possible to put targeted mental health support in place.
Mind's Mental Health for Small Workplaces eLearning is for employees themselves to complete, but there's a role for managers and employers in supporting them to do it. This short guide has tips and information to help.
Working in a smaller organisation brings unique challenges and opportunities in supporting your own and colleagues' wellbeing. This short eLearning course can build your confidence in thinking and talking about mental health.
Sport and physical activity brings its own challenges for workplace mental health. This guide will help apply the Thriving at Work standards no matter what you do in the sector.
This accessible guide from Mind is designed to help all employers to understand and implement the core standards recommended in Thriving at Work, the Stevenson/Farmer review of workplace mental health.
This resource for line managers and HR professionals provides practical advice on how to collect vital information about your employees’ wellbeing.
This report follows a third annual survey conducted by YouGov into employee mental health. It reveals that financial insecurity is a major factor in poor mental health for UK workers, and presents calls to action for employers.
For employees to stay well and in work, it's vital for them to be able to talk to managers about stress and mental health. This guide has practical advice, information and templates to support managers and employers to facilitate this.
Sport and recreation organisations can sign up to the Mental Health Charter to make a commitment to take positive action around mental health. You pledge three initial actions—and there are samples and templates to get you going.
Mind has created this free resource for line managers and HR professionals to help them support staff who are experiencing poor mental health.
These pages from Mind are for anyone who is managing their mental health at work. They cover the relationship between work and mental health, managing stress and difficult relationships at work, other sources of support, and more.