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Helen’s story: Mental Health & Me

Helen’s story: Mental Health & Me

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending one of the Mental Health First Aid training course at our offices in Leeds. I attended the 1 day champion course which was a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions.  The 1 day course is aimed at givingRead More

Is January really the most depressing month in the year? #BlueMonday

Is January really the most depressing month in the year? #BlueMonday

January is a pretty rubbish month right? And the official month of #BlueMonday. Cold, gloomy weather…..long awaited pay days…..tight trousers…..lots of leftover chocolate to eat…..no money to do anything…..Christmas a long and distant happy memory…?!   But is that the right way to look at January? Wouldn’t it be betterRead More

Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid training (MHFA)

Our first MHFA training course of 2019 takes place tomorrow at our offices in Leeds. It’s a 1-day course which gives attendees an understanding of mental health and skills to help spot the signs and triggers of anybody who might be suffering. The course will give attendees the confidence toRead More

Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

As the fastest growing city in the UK, Leeds boasts over 119,000 companies which together generate 5% of England’s economic output with a workforce of 1.37 million. However, it should never be forgotten that behind these impressive figures are individual workers – each with their own challenges and struggles. MentalRead More

The Works Recruitment champions mental health of contract workforce following tragic loss!

The Works Recruitment champions mental health of contract workforce following tragic loss!

A recruitment consultancy which specialises in placing contingent workers is training its employees in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – and urging other companies to do the same – after recognising a dangerous gap in responsibility for this vulnerable section of the workforce. The decision to ensure staff at TheRead More

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