As Mates in Mind has been supporting organisations across the industry to improve the mental health of their workforces, our work has been featured in a number of UK publications. You can read more about our work throughout the industry below.
Building up wellbeing in construction
Raconteur, May 2019
Macho culture of mainly men working on building sites has been among barriers to improving alarming rates of mental illness among construction workers...
Safety’s night of the year
British Safety Council, April 2019
Swapping hi-vis jackets for black tie and ballgowns, over 500 health and safety professionals arrived in style at Grosvenor House Hotel in London for a night of entertainment, dinner and dancing…
Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders to transform mental health
Politics Home, January 2019
Mates in Mind believes business leaders are in a good position to address mental health in the workplace but encourages them to consider that delivering meaningful change to their workforces should be effectively aligned to their business priorities…
Breaking mental health stigma must start at the top
FE news, February 2019
Over the last two years, mental health has become a key boardroom issue in Britain, but the gap between the perception of how much has been achieved and the reality is still wide.
Mates in Mind striving alongside B&CE to transform apprentices’ mental health
Politics Home, March 2019
Having been awarded the B&CE’s Mowlem Award grant in 2018, Mates in Mind have launched their Apprentices’ Mental Health Survey to support improvements in the mental health of apprentices across the construction and related industries…
Celebrating action taken across the construction sector
Politics Home, April 2019
On Friday 5 April 2019, Mates in Mind announced the Highly Commended and Winners of their 2019 Impact Awards. This was the second year that the awards have taken place, hosted as part of the British Safety Council’s prestigious the 2019 International Safety Awards gala dinner held at Grosvenor House in central London…
Mates in Mind starts the conversation on mental health with CIOB members
Construction Manager magazine, April 2019
At a recent CIOB event in Guildford, Stephen Haynes, head of programme at mental health awareness charity Mates in Mind, gave a presentation on what is being done to bring about an improvement in mental health awareness in construction organisations…
Skanska : Your mental health is your wealth
Market Screener, May 2019
There is a strong connection between wellbeing, safety and performance. As we enter our 15th annual Health and Safety Week, our very own Dylan Roberts shares some insights on why people's wellbeing is important, how we care for people's mental health, and how this creates a safe, open and inclusive environment.