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We offer organisations a number of tools and resources to help them improve the mental health of their workforce, including; awareness day resource packs, posters, infographics, factsheets and more.

All of our free resources and tools are available for download below:

Awareness Campaigns- Chris's Story

TRIGGER WARNING: Please note, the following video includes mention of suicide and may be upsetting to some viewers.

Chris, a 30-year veteran of the construction industry, was a caring and loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. He worked with some of the biggest companies in the UK and was a well-respected member of the construction industry.

In 2019, Chris suffered a mental health crisis brought on by severe stress, which developed at rapid speed and had catastrophic consequences.

In partnership with Chris’s family and friends, this Stress Awareness Month, 2021 Mates in Mind will be sharing Chris’s story to raise awareness and understanding of the very real impact that workplace stress can have on our lives and the importance of recognising the signs that someone might be struggling.

You can read more about Chris and his story through his wife Michelle’s article detailing her story.

Remember, if you are struggling, you are not alone. There is always someone available to help you. If you or someone you know needs support, our friends at Samaritans are available 24/7 on 116 123, or you can speak to one of the many free, confidential support services.

Additional Covid-19 resources

Coronavirus: advice for employers and employees

Advice and guidance from ACAS which is reviewed and updated daily.

Claim for your employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector

Guidance on COVID-19 including general precautions for staff and guidance on the assessment and management of arrivals into the UK.

COVID-19: support for businesses

A range of guidance to support businesses during this uncertain time directly from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Public Health England.

Coronavirus and your wellbeing - MIND

Advice and support around managing your mental health and wellbeing around COVID-19. This resource contains help and guidance around managing anxiety and isolation, a checklist to support you with isolation or quarantining for two weeks.

Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak

A useful guide to managing your own mental health and wellbeing whilst taking cautions around COVID-19.

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health – BBC

An article summarising the World Health Organization’s main tips for protecting your mental health, advice on managing social media and news outlets, avoiding burnout and staying connected.

Become a Supporter and access our full suite of resources

Members of the Mates in Mind Supporter program have access to exclusive resources to further support the rollout of their Awareness Day campaigns. Supporters also access any resources ahead of campaign launches, in addition to being first to hear about new training, programs and exclusive industry webinars and events.

Mates in Mind Supporters also have exclusive access to a range of resources, training and support, designed to help their organisation implement their workplace mental health program. In addition to access to exclusive resources, products and training programmes, Mates in Mind Supporters can:
 
  • Access an annual assessment of their programme and a recommendations report to help identify any gaps in their approach
  • Access too our 'Start the Conversation' course, an all-employee general mental health awareness programme
  • Access to a dedicated Support Manager to act as a guide through an organisations mental wellbeing journey and offer any new resources as they become available
  • Access to a suite of courses to ensure that all levels of management are confident and equipped to fulfil their duties in looking after employee mental health.
  • Benefit from counselling through the National Counselling Society at a discounted rate, to help staff members who may need a little extra support

To find out more about becoming a Mates in Mind Supporter, fill out our contact us form today and one of our dedicated Support Managers will get in touch to schedule an introduction call.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community.
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