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Construction Industry – shocking facts you may not know

As someone without any inside knowledge of the construction industry, but with a keen interest in Wellbeing at Work, I thought I would take a look at the statistics for suicide rates by occupation, to see if there was anything to learn – see what the facts were. The results …

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Talking about mental health – why do we avoid it?

It’s Monday morning – on Saturday night you had a panic attack for the first time – which left you feeling terrified. Your worst fear? – it might happen again You struggle into work – everyone is chatting about their weekend. Someone went to a great birthday party, someone got a new dog, someone’s car broke …

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Mental Health First Aid – who is it for?

Who needs mental health first aid training? Many people will benefit greatly from this training such as… A Volunteer? Employee? Employer? Councillor? Friend? Colleague? A Manager? Charity? Business? A Teacher? A Doctor? Another Professional? Receptionist? MP? Yourself? Mental health is EVERYBODY’S business. Including yours – looking after our own emotional wellbeing is really important. …

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Where Can WRAP Be Applied?

WRAP Part Four I hope you feel you know a lot more about WRAP after reading the previous three Blogs. Today we are going to see where WRAP can be applied – so although it started of as a fantastic and effective recovery tool for those recovering from mental ill …

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How to live well with mental ill-health

WRAP Part One – So you have a diagnosis of mental illness of some kind. What happens next? It is likely that you will be offered medication and some kind of Talking Therapy – which is great. But what about living your actual LIFE? This was the question that a …