Havering Mind


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


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


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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