Increase awareness and confidence on mental health, know why it’s important, how to support colleagues and how to have sensitive conversations.
Practical Mental Health at Work for Line Managers
Understand the importance of taking action, the financial, legal and ethical cases
De-mystify and gain awareness of mental health at work
Develop understanding of how to use the Health & Safety Executive’s 6 Management Standards for stress
Spot signs of mental ill-health
Know how to support and sign-post your people
Realise the impact of voice, body language and language
Practice and gain confidence in holding sensitive conversations in real time
"Headtorch AWARE gave me confidence, I now look at mental health in a completely different way"
Line Manager, Headtorch AWARE delegate
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Couch to … what?
We might laugh … but it’s amazing how many people don’t move during the working day – especially now that many of us are staying at home. There’s no commute, no meetings to go to, no need to see a colleague three floors up, no workplace cafe to saunter along to. Before the world changed, at least we all had […]
How’s Sandra’s Mental Fitness?
Listen to Sandra and consider which of her habits you can relate to. Okay, I hope you’d agree – Sandra’s not getting on very well. I hope too that you’re thinking, “well, I’m not that bad!” Be honest though, what of any of her habits, could you relate to – worrying? Staying up late? Snacking? For top […]
I saw a deer today
I went for a run this morning, I’m in Glasgow. I came out of some woods and into a clearing and there it was, a deer – still, alert, beautiful. We had a moment together, me in awe, both curious. I found myself smiling, peaceful, feeling lucky that this wild creature and I had the chance […]
Don’t Stay Calm!
We’re good at NOT doing what we’re told. The media has reached fever pitch so at times, I do feel panic levels rising in me and have to consciously suppress it. Intuitively I know that I need to breathe deeply, hum, sing, go for a walk, go to crossfit, do some yoga, have a hug, draw, […]
An incredible day at Work’s Mental Edinburgh 2020 … Big thank you to all the amazing speakers and contributors, you all lived up to the mantra of – vibrant … fun … upbeat … thought provoking engaging … empowering … practical Look forward to the next one – don’t miss it! Work’s Mental – the […]