Work and Mental Health

Welcome to our Work and Mental Health self-help page. In this section, we explore how to maintain your mental health at work. We give practical suggestions and tips on where to go for support

Click below to explore our ‘How to be Mentally Healthy at Work’ booklet

We offer a range of services which may help support you when in work. Head over to our ‘services’ section to find out more about what we do and how we could help. 

Guide-Line could be particularly useful if you would benefit from out of hours, confidential, telephone support and information (open 12-9pm daily, 01274 594 594)

Ever wondered what animals would do to cope with work?

This article from Emily Johnson in conjunction with Omnipapers explains it brilliantly! Click the picture below:

So what do other people say about Work and Mental Health?

Amy shares her story about disclosing her health condition at work and the importance of keeping employers informed



Fiona talks about her journey to find a supportive workplace which understands mental health



Ian discusses his experience of seeing positive changes to workplace culture around mental health 



Useful Contacts

ACAS

Overview: Employment advice
Telephone: 0300 123 1100
Website: www.acas.org.uk

Be Mindful

Overview: Information about Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness
Website: www.bemindful.co.uk

Citizens Advice

Overview: Advice on a range of topics including bullying and employment
Telephone: 08444 111 444
Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk

Elefriends

Overview: A supportive, online community offering peer support
Website: www.elefriends.org.uk

The Equality and Advisory Support Service

Overview: Offers advice and assistance on issues relating to equality and human rights
Telephone: 0808 800 0082
Text: 0808 800 0084
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
Website: www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

Fit for Work

Overview: Advice and support for people returning to work following four or more weeks on sick leave
Telephone: 0800 032 6235
Website: www.fitforwork.org

GOV.UK

Overview: Information on employment rights
Website: www.gov.uk

NHS Choices – Returning to Work after Mental Health Issues

Overview: Advice on returning to work
Website: www.nhs.uk

Rethink Mental Illness

Overview: Support and information for anyone experiencing a mental health problem
Website: www.rethink.org

Remploy

Overview: Supports people who have a disability to find and stay in suitable work
Telephone: 0300 456 8110
Website: www.remploy.co.uk

Shaw Trust

Overview: Supports disabled people to find, and remain within, employment
Telephone: 01225 716 300
Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk

Stress Management Society

Overview: Stress management tips
Website: www.stress.org.uk

Time to Change

Overview: Campaigning organisation seeking to combat stigma. Offers advice on legal rights at work for people with disabilities
Website: www.time-to-change.org.uk

Have you checked out our Online Directory? There you will find a vast database of local organisations who offer support and advice across a variety of areas

References

"Depression At Work: How Animals Would Cope | Mind, The Mental Health Charity - Help For Mental Health Problems". Mind.org.uk. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Oct. 2016

"Work | Mind, The Mental Health Charity - Help For Mental Health Problems". Mind.org.uk. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Oct. 2016

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