Equip your team or yourself with an awareness of mental health and well-being issues, how to spot the signs and where help can be received.
These courses are subsidised, which ensure they are accessible to everyone.
There are many organisations that can help you if you’re struggling with your mental health, you need to sign post someone to find help, or you simply want to learn more.
Starting the conversation is an important first step in preventing work-related stress, which is why HSE have developed this Stress Talking Toolkit, specifically aimed at the Construction Industry, for organisations and individuals to use.
The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is the only charity that provides emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families.
They provide a free and confidential 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline which is a free Employee Assistance Programme for the industry. The helpline provides the first point of contact for those who need to access a range of completely confidential support services
The Construction Industry Helpline App is a free app to download and it compliments the support provided by the Charity through their 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline.
The App promotes self help and provides the user with information about how they can help themselves, or take the next step and seek professional help.
The App covers these main areas:
The #HelpInsideTheHardHat Campaign was launched to raise awareness of poor mental health within the Construction and Associated Industries.
Every day two construction workers take their own lives.
This campaign provides support and resources for. the construction community so we can all work together to raise awareness and signpost support.
Get involved today by simply downloading posters, such as the ones to the left to help raise awareness in your workplace.
Lighthouse are offering a FREE Wellbeing masterclasses covering some of the following:
The theme for Mental Health Day 2023 is set by the World Federation for Mental Health and is “Mental health is a universal human right“.
The Mental Health Foundation produce a wide range of resources that you can download and use fro free. These include; posters, social media graphics, publications and even a podcast series.
Mental Health Foundation also run the Mental Health Awareness Week campaign. This week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 22nd year and runs from 9-15 May.
On the Mental Health Foundation website you can find a whole range of resources that you can use within your organisation to raise awareness of Mental Health, with the topic of this year being loneliness.
From posters, to social media graphics, logos and a press release you can easily share information to help your employees, colleagues and friends learn more about what they can do for themselves or others.
Mates in Mind are a leading charity in the UK, raising awareness of poor mental health in the workplace, focusing on construction.
They offer a variety of tools to help raise awareness of poor mental health within the workplace and how this can be addressed.
MHFA England have launched the #MyWholeSelf campaign, where they are promoting a culture change within work environments. The driving force for this campaign is to allow every individual to express their unique identity within every aspect of their life.
In 2003 Movember was set up as a Charity that used the month of November as a month to focus on raising awareness and fundraising for men’s mental health, wellbeing and health. This has been a huge success as Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world since 2003.
Today, Movember supports and raises awareness for men’s mental health and wellbeing, prostate cancer and testicular cancer, alongside many other projects. Movember is now considered the leading charity changing the face of men’s health.
You can get involved this November by growing a moustache or taking part in various awareness raising, or fundraising events.
This awareness campaign was created by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA), which was founded some 30 years ago. The ISMA is the leading professional body for workplace and personal stress management, wellbeing and performance.
The ISMA have a range of free resources that can be used to help management and raise awareness of stress.
The Stress Management Society is a profit organisation set up to help individuals and companies recognise and manage stress.
They provide a range of free resources that can be used to raise awareness of stress, its implications and strategies fro management.