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Headtorch creates positive mental health at work.  We take a proactive approach to improving and looking after mental health at work. 

Everybody has a responsibility to take care of each other at work, to nurture talent and to support our colleagues.  We know it’s the right thing to do. 

Simultaneously, by creating a mentally healthy workplace, it makes good business sense with a proven return on investment and legal compliance. 

Amy

Positive mental health at work is a critical factor in the performance of organisations.

It has proven effects on productivity and employee engagement – top performing companies all taking proactive steps to improve and protect mental health at work for their employees.

All the people in Headtorch are passionate about mental health, and offering creative, proactive business focused solutions.

With proven academic and real world results, we know what we do works. 

Get in touch to find out how.

The Headtorch Journey

  • Date: 25th January 2018, By Headtorch Category -

    2018

    Launch of Headtorch ON

    Headtorch ON is launched – Headtorch’s on going programme on mental health at work

     

    + On Going Proactive Mental Health

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  • Date: 24th January 2018, By Headtorch Category -

    2017

    Client Results – Making a Big Impact!

    Headtorch measure results with clients – the impact is significant and double digit percentage changes.

    Some quotes:

    “This stuff works, we know it does”  Snr Police Officer, Police Scotland

    “This is really important!”  Shipyard Quality Manager, BAe Naval Ships

    “I love what you do”  Snr Manager, Medical Regulator

    + Big Impact – Delighted!

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  • Date: 24th January 2018, By Headtorch Category -

    2017

    Academic Verification of Headtorch

    The results of the academic evaluation of Headtorch WORKS by The University of Glasgow are presented at the Work’s Mental Conference in October 2017

    The study demonstrates efficacy

    Headtorch WORKS is the academically proven solution for mental health at work

    + Proven Results

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  • Date: 24th January 2018, By Headtorch Category -

    2017

    The Launch of Headtorch XI and Headtorch AWARE

    Headtorch XI – a strategy consultation on mental health at work, detailing the business, legal & ethical cases.

    Headtorch AWARE – bespoke learning & development for line managers.  Practical tools on mental health and confidence in sensitive conversations

    + New Products

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  • Date: 23rd January 2018, By Headtorch Category -

    2017

    Further blue chip clients use Headtorch WORKS

    Headtorch WORKS is rolled out to important blue chip clients including PepsiCo and Police Scotland

    Mental health solutions for the workplace

    + Result!

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  • Date: 17th August 2016, By Headtorch Category -

    2016

    Headtorch WORKS – Dramatic E-Learning Launches

    Improving Mental Health at Work

    The programme launches with excellent responses from organisations of all shapes and sizes.  The first order comes from The NHS …

    + Launching

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  • Date: 17th August 2016, By Headtorch Category -

    2016

    Headtorch WORKS – Successful Trials

    Trials have been completed with companies including PepsiCo, Ceridian, The NHS, Cross Rail, The Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews.

    + Beta Trials Complete!

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  • Date: 27th March 2015, By Fission Creative Category -

    2015

    Headtorch WORKS will soon be rolled out

    Headtorch WORKS is in creation, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow.

    Watch this space…

    + Creating

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  • Date: 27th March 2015, By Fission Creative Category -

    2014

    Headtorch is launched

    Headtorch launches… we now have a year to develop our brand – check! …and our dramatic e-learning programme.

    + Exciting

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  • Date: 27th March 2015, By Fission Creative Category -

    2014

    The Guessing Game
    the life of a mental health carer

    The storyline is devised in collaboration with The Glasgow Mental Health Carers Forum.

    The initial response is excellent.

    + Humbling

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Conversation about mental health at work? Learn to SEW
When it comes to having a conversation, if you’re concerned about someone’s mental health and well-being, it’s about knowing how to SEW. Lots of people avoid having a conversation if they think their colleague is unwell. They think it could be a ‘scary thing’, they think they might say the ‘wrong thing’, they think the […]

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Headtorch in the News with the Sunday Mirror
Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Headtorch are in the news with the Sunday Mirror. Top tips include getting away from your desk at lunch, talk to somebody and remember to have a laugh!  Positive mental health = happy employees. Read the article here 10 Tips to Ease Your Stress    

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Keeping the Conversation Going
RBS Mental Health Awareness Conference – Live Well Being You On the evening of May 17th Amy McDonald of Headtorch will be presenting at the RBS Mental Health Awareness conference.  Amy joins a group of speakers from  RBS, CIPD and Prince’s Trust Scotland. The theme of the RBS conference is “Keeping the Conversation Going”, attendees will be […]

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HR Network Conference 2018
On Thursday 10th May, Headtorch has a stand a the Annual HR Network Conference which attracts around 350 senior professionals from the world of HR and people development & management in Scotland. Visit us at our stand, we’d like to give you a great cost-free, easy-to-implement fun idea for mental health awareness week. Be sure to […]

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