USEFUL LINKS

Workplace support

MHFA England is the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England.

https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/resources/for-workplaces/

Link to the downloadable pdf MHFA England Line Managers Resource

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/hr/diversity/guidance-and-resources/toolkit/line-managers-resource-latest.pdf

Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.

http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1361

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a UK government agency responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain

http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/resources.htm

NICE guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for health and care in England. They set out the care and services suitable for most people with a specific condition or need, and people in particular circumstances or settings. Our guidelines help health and social care professionals to: prevent ill health

 

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/lifestyle-and-wellbeing/mental-health-and-wellbeing

 

crisis support

If you, or someone you know is mental health crisis and needs medical help fast:

  •           Ring 999 to contact emergency services
  •           Go to your nearest A&E

If it is not a medical emergency but you still need urgent help:

  •           Ring 111 for professional advice 27/7 and 365 days a year and guidance  on where to access appropriate health services
  •           Make an appointment with a GP

Samaritans. We Support Anyone Who Needs Help. Whatever You’re Going Through, Talk to Us Now. Call Us Free On 116 123. 24/7 Confidential Support. You Talk, We Listen. Mental Health Charity.

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqMeI_OKk4AIVZrvtCh3ingtJEAAYASAAEgKiofD_BwE

Mental Health support

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/workplace-wellbeing-index/

Childline. Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.

 

https://www.childline.org.uk/

Wellbeing

Five ways to Wellbeing. Foresight’s ‘Mental capital and wellbeing’ project considered how to improve everyone’s mental capital and mental wellbeing through life.

Evidence suggests that a small improvement in wellbeing can help to decrease some mental health problems and also help people to flourish. This document, produced by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) on behalf of Foresight, sets out 5 actions to improve personal wellbeing:

  • connect
  • be active
  • take notice
  • keep learning
  • give

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/five-ways-to-mental-wellbeing

Our patron is The Dalai Lama and our members take action to increase wellbeing in their homes, workplaces, schools and local communities. Our vision is a happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others.

http://www.actionforhappiness.org/

Local and national charities and support groups

Mental Health Mates, find local walks in your area. A safe space for you to walk and talk about your problems without fear of judgement.

https://mentalhealthmates.co.uk/

Hub of Hope. The Hub of Hope is a first of its kind, national mental health database which brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental health advice and support, together in one place.

 

https://hubofhope.co.uk/