This web page from the Time to Change website provides an overview of how managers can support staff in maintaining their mental wellbeing. Being able to talk openly and without judgement about mental health should be a given in workplaces. However, some organisations have further to go than others in achieving this.
You’ll find lots of guidance on how to get started in supporting your team on this page, as well as useful links to tools that you can download and print. There is a guidance document on how to support employees who have disclosed a mental health problem and what your responsibility is, and a link to Wellness Action PlansGuides to Wellness Action PlansWeb page
31Wellness Action Plans are an easy way to help support your own mental health at work and that of your team members. Mind has guidance and templates to get you started, for both employees and line managers.FreeSign up to receive by e-mail
By: MindView resource which you can start using right away. There is also a video from Graeme, who talks about how he managed an employee with schizophrenia.
This report from Leapers explores the problem points are for independent workers- for example, how money uncertainty can cause anxiety, or the stress of administration tasks. It also offers suggestions of what might help freelancers to improve their wellbeing.
Thrive at Work is a free health and wellbeing accreditation programme for workplaces across the West Midlands. It's designed to support employers to improve their health and wellbeing offer and engage more effectively with their employees.
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