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A Book to Save Lives; a book we should ALL read! By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 15 Sep, 2021 in Mental Health |

A Book to Save Lives; a book we should ALL read! By Jane McNeice

If I was having suicidal thoughts, this is a book that I really hope the person supporting me has read. If so, they will be well equipped to save me, or at the very least, keep me safe until a professional can help me. Joy Hibbins does not hold herself, or her suicide crisis centre, to a ‘zero suicide’ standard, but nevertheless, her service has achieved it… Let that thought sink in for a second… Yes, ZERO suicides. Joy knows the proven tools to save lives. She shares those...

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Return to Work Employer “It’s OK” Pledge, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 9 Feb, 2021 in Mental Health |

Return to Work Employer “It’s OK” Pledge, by Jane McNeice

When any employee is returning to work after a period of absence, we have things as employers that we may need to do to ease them back into new or changed systems, practices, procedures, and relationships. These help the returner to work to feel included, up-to-date with what is happening, valued, and illustrate that we care about their wellbeing. Coming back to work without any planning can cause lots of unnecessary stress on employees and prevents employers gaining the best from their...

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Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference 2020: Dame Carol Black ‘Healthier Tomorrow – There Yet?’

Posted by on 12 Mar, 2020 in Mental Health |

Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference 2020: Dame Carol Black ‘Healthier Tomorrow – There Yet?’

This year’s Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference was another successful event, despite the intentions of a certain virus out to ruin the proceedings. Understandably Coronavirus did impact event numbers which were lower than in previous years on both days, however delegates were still in good spirits and the CPD lectures were really interesting and a great source of knowledge as always. Dame Carol Black’s address was a typical full house where she picked up on last year’s theme ‘Healthier...

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Toil & Trouble: Is work good for you? By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 17 Feb, 2016 in Mental Health | 0 comments

Toil & Trouble: Is work good for you? By Jane McNeice

Despite the ‘finished shift’ or ‘Friday feeling’, or indeed our thorough appreciation of an early ‘clock off’, or time off work for holidays and weekends (for those who have weekends off work that is) how often do you stop to consider whether your work or occupation does or doesn’t make you happy, or whether work or not working is actually good or bad for your health? We often give due consideration to nutrition, diet, weight, exercise, alcohol consumption, smoking, and other...

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Workplace Mental Well-being & why you should be considering your Environment… By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 8 Jan, 2016 in Mental Health | 0 comments

Workplace Mental Well-being & why you should be considering your Environment… By Jane McNeice

The intrinsic links between stress and poor mental health have been well documented, as have the key contributors/inhibitors of stress in the workplace: Demands: Employees indicate that they are able to cope with the demands of their jobs Control: Employees indicate that they are able to have a say about they way they do their work Support: Employees indicate that they receive adequate information and support from their colleagues and superiors Relationships: Employees indicate that they are...

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