Supporting and Managing your Employee’s Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace.

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Supporting and Managing your Employee’s Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace.

Mindwise Northern Ireland delivers over 30 key services to more than 1000 people affected by mental health issues every day. They raise awareness, campaign for change, provide advocacy and advice, and train workplaces to better understand and support good mental health.

Fiona Scullion, who has been working with MindWise since 1996, is a Mental Health at Work Specialist; Personal & Executive Coach; Mental Health & Wellbeing Coach at WorkWise Northern Ireland. 

Fiona kindly had a virtual chat with us to discuss ways in which Mindwise can support and manage employee wellbeing in the workplace. 

“Here at Mindwise, we offer mental health training to employers through our ‘WorkWise program’. Many companies within Northern Ireland are currently using our services and it is important to note that our services are not only tailored to an office environment but also for employees on construction sites, manufacturing plants, and field roles”. 

The following courses are suitable for all managers and HR professionals to support and manage employee wellbeing in the workplace;

  • Managing Stress and Building Team Resilience: Provides managers with information on managing stress within the workplace and ways of building resilience within their team.

  • Managing Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work: This course equips managers with information to support positive mental wellbeing in the workplace.

  • WorkWise for Healthy Teams: This course equips teams with strategies and tools to promote workplace wellness and improve effectiveness.

  • Coaching for Employee Wellbeing: This course provides leaders with the knowledge and skills to be able to coach individuals and teams effectively and improve employee wellbeing.

During this discussion, Vickerstock's Health and Safety consultants added; “Mental Health within workplaces is without a doubt being actively focused on, however, it is important to know that there are options out there for employers to further enhance the qualifications of their Health and Safety managers so they can provide not only physical health but also mental health support to all employees they manage."

For further information on these courses and the work, Workwise offer click here

Every day, MindWise supports 1000 people across Northern Ireland in their journey from mental health recovery to discovery. If you need help, do not be afraid to speak out, you are not alone. If you need to speak to someone right now, here are some confidential options which provide 24/7 help and support.

Lifeline 0808 808 8000

Childline 0800 1111

Samaritans 116 123

We are honored to support MindWise Northern Ireland.