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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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Advocating a ‘Whole Business Approach’ to Mental Health Training, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 25 Nov, 2020 in Mental Health |

Advocating a ‘Whole Business Approach’ to Mental Health Training, by Jane McNeice

As a mental health training provider who has been offering courses since 2015, we’ve had the privilege of working with a diverse range of industries across all business sectors. We’ve delivered in many venues from small community halls, churches, airports, state of the art office suites, to high-security environments, and met some fascinating people, including Benedictine monks! Some of our clients opt for individual delegate places through our open online and face-to-face courses....

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What is the right mental health training course for me: Understanding the differences across mental health training courses, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 21 Sep, 2020 in Mental Health |

What is the right mental health training course for me: Understanding the differences across mental health training courses, by Jane McNeice

Mind Matters has on many occasion been approached by clients looking to train managers in mental health, with a specific request for Mental Health First Aid training. There’s nothing intrinsically problematic with that at all, unless you are looking for an outcome which MHFA was not specifically designed to achieve. For this reason, it’s important for clients, commissioners, and buyers to understand how mental health training courses differ and what might be the most suitable course, or...

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‘Survivor Syndrome’ By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 25 Aug, 2020 in Mental Health |

‘Survivor Syndrome’ By Jane McNeice

With few if any industries being immune to the impact of Covid-19, downsizing and potential redundancy threat are currently very high. Many organisations are undertaking re-structures and reductions in their workforce capacity in order to survive the drop in demand for product and services, and the consequent drop in income. These undertakings will be essential for many businesses, but of equal if not more importance is what remains afterwards. The remaining workforce are going to be your...

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My WHOLE Self: Chronicles of an Anxious Small Business Owner during Covid-19 Coronavirus, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 26 Mar, 2020 in Mental Health |

My WHOLE Self: Chronicles of an Anxious Small Business Owner during Covid-19 Coronavirus, by Jane McNeice

So my husband says “Please stop talking about Coronavirus, you’re killing me.” And I get it, when I’m highly anxious about something I just can’t contain it. It becomes contagious and as equally painful to others as it is to me. So I’m trying to spare my husband and write down how I feel instead… Two weeks ago, week commencing 24th February I had started to get anxious about Covid-19 Coronavirus. I’d already gone into my preferred coping mechanism of over-planning, fuelled further by the...

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