World Mental Health Day


Burnout, stress and being human

In May 2019, the World Health Organization announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. Heather Beach discusses... Read More

World Mental Health Day: Prevention is the best cure

British Safety Council has urged employers to safeguard employee mental health and invest in workplace wellbeing. 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

Improving mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, including strategies to improve the working environment and reduce people suffering from mental health related issues. Read More

World Mental Health Day: 12 men talking

At midday yesterday, 12 men gathered together for 12 minutes to talk about the 12 men who statistically will commit suicide that day in an imitative by Thames Water to raise awareness for World Mental Health Day. Read More

Theresa May appoints suicide prevention minister

Jackie Doyle-Price will take up the role of Minister for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention. Read More

‘British workplaces still have a long way to go before people with mental health problems feel safe’

The British Safety Council has designed the Manage the Conversation training for line managers. Read More

‘Early intervention’ the key in mental health conditions

Data collected from questionnaires have shown that in cases where patients have had treatment delayed, their condition can escalate and can lead to a longer spell of absence from work. Read More

How comfortable are you with discussing your employees’ mental health?

Some practical advice on how managers create a positive culture around mental wellbeing in the workplace and tips on initiating Read More

World Mental Health Day: UK urged to challenge mental health

Powerful short film of nine-metre ‘Head Above Water’ interactive sculpture goes live across UK independent cinemas. Read More



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