Focusing on wellbeing can seem difficult in the complex world of retail. This guidance can help you develop a holistic strategy to support employees and create a positive mental health culture.
Time to Change
Time to Change is a campaign run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. It aims to improve public attitudes and behaviour towards people with mental health problems and reduce the amount of discrimination that people with mental health problems report in their personal relationships, social lives and at work.
Resources from this organisation:
Time to Talk Day 2020 will take place on Thursday 6 February. This PDF guide from Time to Change is filled with fun quizzes and activities that can be used to get people talking about mental health in your organisation.
Sharing personal stories of mental health problems can be a powerful way to build an open culture in your workplace. This storybook contains the real life stories from people who have struggled with their mental health.
World Mental Health Day, which falls on Thursday 10th October in 2019, is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against social stigma.
Be in your colleague’s corner
Spreading positive messages at work might be a small gesture, but it will help your colleagues feel more confident talking about mental health in the workplace. Download and print this poster to encourage colleagues to be open.