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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Work’s Mental – Energising Mental Health at Work Conference
ENERGISING MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2018 10:00 – 16:00 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 and taking place on Thursday 15 November in The Senate Room at the University of Glasgow, are now […]
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 – […]
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 […]
Angie Strachan has written a letter…. “This poem,” Angie says, “is written as an alternative resignation letter, (although I would not recommend that it is used as a template!) It is about how the work/employee relationship can break down and how creating a mentally healthy culture can be beneficial to the work environment and employee […]
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 […]