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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What do you do with your Negativity Bias?
Happy new year! What a vlog to start the year – it’s Angie Strachan, performance poet extraordinaire. Angie says, “This poem is about our nagging inner critic that likes to focus on the negative. Since prehistoric times it has been there to keep us safe from harm but the challenges we face today are very […]
Mental Health at Work Issues Costing £42bn
Mental Health at Work issues are costing the UK £42Bn every year – how much does it take before organisations wake up and take action? We are often asked, ‘if we start talking about mental health, won’t that open up a can of worms?’ The answer is no – you have a can of […]
Mental Health on the One Show
Mental Health at Work – Positive Benefits! Great article here from our good friends Geoff McDonald and Brian Heyworth on the One Show – highlighting mental health, the importance of taking action, and the benefits of doing so.
Work’s Mental – Conference Schedule
Work’s Mental Conference – Prioritising Mental Health at Work Be inspired, de-mystify and share industry best practice on mental health at work with amazing speakers and performers View the conference schedule here: Work’s Mental Conference Schedule 10 Oct 2017 “I can honestly say it’s one of the most enjoyable conference events I’ve been […]
Senior Leaders & Mental Health at Work – This is My Story Scotland
At the first event of its kind in Scotland, Headtorch, Minds@Work and RBS hosted “This is My story Scotland” where Senior Leaders shared their experiences of mental health. An amazing and inspiring event helping to change attitudes and understanding of mental health at work.