Workplace mental wellbeing

There are several different elements to mental wellbeing in the workplace, you might wish to focus on one or more of the following:

  • Encouraging your workmates and staff to look after their own mental wellbeing.
  • Supporting workmates and staff who have mental health problems.
  • Challenging stigma, relating to people with mental health problems.
  • Addressing workplace issues which could negatively impact on the mental wellbeing of workmates and staff.

The following sites have details of services, resources or initiatives relating to mental health in the workplace. Some of the resources are specific to one industry or sector, however most are general and will be relevant to a range of workplaces.

Working from home and COVID-19
Many of us are working from home, because of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing. Change and uncertainty can be unsettling and stressful, so it's important we all remember to look after our mental wellbeing, as well as our physical health. Mind's site has practical suggestions for how we can take care of our own mental wellbeing and support our work mates, whether we're working from home, or travelling to work. You can find more information about mental wellbeing and COVID-19 here.

Cheshire and Merseyside Resilience Hub Local Service 87X20

The Construction Industry Helpline

Mental Health at Work

Mental Health Foundation

Mind

MindEd

National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE)

NHS Employers

Our Frontline

Time to Change

Workplace suicide prevention infographic  Localresource

Links to additional mental health and suicide prevention resources are included below. Although these aren't specific to workplace mental health, they could be used to promote mental health within the workplace.

For free mental health campaign resources click here.

For free suicide prevention resources click here.

For free mental health and suicide prevention e-learning click here.