Why some people develop mental health problems

It’s great to see so much in the media at the moment about mental health and attempts to reduce the stigma that surrounds it.  Understanding what leads to mental health problems can further help to challenge the view that experiencing problems in this area means you are “weak” or “mad”.  It is helpful to [...]

Why some people develop mental health problems2017-10-10T07:34:11+01:00

Do you think you don’t have time for one-to-ones with your staff?

Increased demand, pressure on time and remote working, all have an impact on being able to meet regularly for one-to-ones with employees.  But what’s the impact of this?  Can’t you just rely on being friendly and having an open door policy?  I would argue not. Getting to know your staff One-to-ones are crucial in [...]

Do you think you don’t have time for one-to-ones with your staff?2017-11-17T11:05:22+00:00

Reducing Mental Health Stigma

  Having worked in the field of mental health for over 20 years, I sometimes forget the stigma that still exists around this area.  I was at a social event recently and was seated next to a man I had not met before; a successful businessman.  I was telling him about my work around [...]

Reducing Mental Health Stigma2017-11-17T11:03:58+00:00