What is Mental Health First Aid Training and how can it help my business?

The need for employers to better support employees when it comes to their mental health and wellbeing has never been greater. The UK is in the grip of a mental health crisis, with the number of people experiencing moderate-severe mental illness having doubled during the coronavirus pandemic. It is anticipated that approximately 10 million people...Continue reading

Men’s Mental Health Month Part 1

November is Men’s Mental Health month – a movement started in 2003 by ‘Movember’ – a leading men’s health charity (Movember Europe is a registered charity) that has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world. The movement tackles men’s mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. The Mental Foundation...Continue reading

Insurance Industry’s ‘work hard, play hard’ culture can create mental health ‘barriers’

I was very pleased to be mentioned in Insurance Times following my session with Huw Edwards at the BIBA Conference. You can read the article here: https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/analysis/claire-russell-industrys-work-hard-play-hard-culture-can-create-mental-health-barriers/1437463.article I’ve worked in the insurance industry my whole adult life and, like most, have had fantastic career ups and downs in that time. It’s time for the industry...Continue reading

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