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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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Personnel Today: Managing Mental Health
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Work’s Mental 15th November 2018 – Speakers Announced
The mental health at work conference announces an amazing line up of speakers. Don’t miss this one, it’s going to be a cracker! Dr Alys Cole-King Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist 4 Mental Health & Connecting with People Back in January, Alys was interviewed in The Guardian about the effects of stress in the workplace on NHS […]

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ENERGISING MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2018, (register 9:15) 10:00 – 16:00 The Senate Room at the   Book Early Bird tickets NOW – SAVE £50! Book Tickets Here Tickets for our Work’s Mental Conference, run in collaboration with the University of Glasgow are now available to book. If you book before 20 […]

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Work’s Mental Conference – Save the date
Energising Mental Health at Work SAVE THE DATE brought to you by Headtorch and Professor Frank Pollick, psychology department, the University of Glasgow  Work’s Mental 2018, the conference you’ve all been waiting for… a distinguished line up of speakers … networking … vibrant discussion … live performance … knowledge sharing 15th November 2018 10 – […]

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The Unexpected Life Coach
I thought to myself, ‘call Karen, she’ll know what I should do’. I have thought this phrase so many times over the past 17 years I’ve lost count.  Karen is my ‘go to’ person for everything. I don’t know how it started, how she became the first person I call when I need advice. She […]

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