A twice yearly conference run by Headtorch and in collaboration with the Department of Psychology at the University of Glasgow. At this highly interactive event you will learn from industry experts and take part in structured discussions with your peers. Mental health at work has never been more inspiring.
Tickets for our Work’s Mental Conference, run in collaboration with University of Glasgow and taking place on Thursday 15 November in The Senate Room at University of Glasgow, are now available to book. If you book before 20 October you can take advantage of our Early Bird offer and make an amazing £50 saving!
The mental health at work conference will be interactive with plenty of opportunities to network and exchange ideas.
We have a fabulous line up of speakers:
Dr Alys Cole-King, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, 4 Mental Health & Connecting with People
James Jopling, Executive Director, Samaritans Scotland
Amy McDonald, Founder & CEO Headtorch – MC for the event
Geoff McDonald, former Global VP HR Unilever. International Advocate, Campaigner & Consultant for Mental Health at Work &Co-Founder of Minds@Work
Catriona Paton, Detective Superintendent, Head of Border Policing Command, Organised Crime & Counter Terroism, Police Scotland
Kim Swift, Health and Wellness Manager, PepsiCo UK & Ireland
Angie Strachan, Performance Poet
We look forward to welcoming you on the day.
If you have any booking queries please contact Kate Hollands, our Conference Event Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will be pleased to help you.
“Brings mental health at work to life, really inspiring and some incredible speakers”
Senior Police Officer, Police Scotland – Delegate from Work’s Mental Oct 2017
“Highly stimulating, interactive and thought provoking. Real practical tools to take away”
Senior HR Director – Delegate from Work’s Mental Jan 2017
“Really enjoyed and got a lot of practical tips from this event, has given me a lot to think about”
Operations Director – Delegate from This is My story Scotland, May 2017
“Work’s Mental is very inspiring, it’s the mental health at work conference”
Occupational Health Manager – Delegate from Work’s Mental Oct 2016
We are always happy to answer your questions.
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