Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England


Safer Highways announces strong speaker line-up for its virtual mental health summit

Karl Simons, Professor Dame Carol Black, Bill Hill and Simon Blake will speak at the unveiling of the results of Safer Highways second annual report into standards around the provision of support in the field of workplace mental health. Read More

Lighthouse Charity offers free wellbeing training for construction industry

As a direct result of the wellbeing issues presented to its 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline, the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has announced that it will deliver £20,000 of free mental health and wellbeing training to the industry for the remainder of 2020. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. Read More

Research study on Mental Health First Aid in business launched

The Centre for Mental Health and London South Bank University are embarking on a ground-breaking study of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England training in UK workplaces. Read More

Free Mental Health First Aid training for new research project

Researchers invite all companies in the UK to apply for free Mental Health First Aid England training, for a new research project starting 2020, to investigate the effectiveness of mental health first aid training when used on employees. Read More

MPs get behind improving workplace mental health

Party conferences see groundswell of political support for the 500 employers pledging to take transformative action on workplace mental health. Read More

Understanding suicide in construction

A recent Guardian report into suicides at the Hinkley Point C project is a call-for-action. Dr Nick Bell discusses the wider implications for the construction industry. Read More

Is a little knowledge a dangerous thing when it comes to mental health?

Do you need to be an expert to have a conversation with someone struggling with their mental health? Some say that you do. Some advocate not using peer to peer support systems because ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’. Read More

Where’s Your Head At? Employees are three times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work

The disparity in physical and mental health at work is laid bare in new research from the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, as it launches its new Workplace Manifesto for Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019). Read More

3 ways to a mental health and wellbeing strategy

Only five to ten years ago, a wellbeing strategy looked like apples in the office, yoga at lunchtime, a cycle to work scheme and gym memberships. Read More



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