David Gough is the Operations Director of The Stable chain of pizza, pie and cider restaurants. In this 2min 19sec video, he explains how problems with mental wellbeing aren’t always obvious, so it’s important to check how people are and really listen to the answer. David also describes his own experience of opening up to his management team about his day-to-day mental health.
David’s film was part of the #Day2Day campaign, a collaboration between Dorset Mind, Why Digital and Bournemouth University. Over the course of a month, a film was released every two days featuring an inspirational leader of a Dorset-based business or an organisation talking about their day-to-day mental health, good or bad.
The message is simple: if those at the top of an organisation start the conversation, the rest of the workplace will feel able to be open and honest about mental health.