Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England


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

How to implement mental health first aid in the workplace

New industry-endorsed guidance has been launched for employers, to enable them to lay the groundwork, evaluate the support they have in place, create clear policies and recruit mental health first aiders. Read More

Mental Health First Aid regulation changes

November was a whirlwind in the world of mental health training, as Heather Beach from The Healthy Work Company explains. Read More

HSE publishes first aid guidance on mental health

The updated guidance states companies should consider ways to “manage mental ill health in your workplace which are appropriate for your business”. Read More

Employers call for action on mental health in the workplace

More than 50 business leaders from some of Britain’s biggest employers have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, which calls for a change in the law to protect mental health in the workplace. Read More

Banking on a bright future – lessons in wellbeing from down under

Heather Beach, from the Health Work Company, explores her findings on health and wellbeing in australia, following a month’s stay on the other side of the world. Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Barbour download: Guide to working at height