Useful links

England ‘s most ambitious programme to end discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems.

Time to Challenge
A brand new element of our Time to Change project will confront the stigma and discrimination that people with experience of mental health problems face in the workplace. Time to Challenge will raise awareness amongst employers, employees and those looking for work.

Emotional wellbeing information from NHS Choices – How to feel happier

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust provides community health services, specialist mental health and learning disability services for people across Hampshire and its surrounding area.

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

Mind has been speaking out for better mental health for 60 years and is now the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work in partnership with around 200 local Mind associations to improve the lives of people with experience of mental distress.

Mental Health at Work
Whether you’re an employee worried about your own or a colleague’s mental health, a company looking for a charity partner as part of your corporate social responsibility programme, or an HR professional interested in improving mental wellbeing in your organisation – we’re here to help.

The website of the Mental Health Foundation outlines the charity’s work in research, policy, service development and service user involvement. The site offers information and publications to download on research, good practice in services and on mental health problems and key issues.

Working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life

The Centre for Mental Health is an independent charity working to improve the quality of life of people with mental health problems. We work to influence policy and improve practice in mental health and related services with a focus on employment and on criminal justice.

Led and supported by employers, the MINDFUL EMPLOYER® initiative is aimed at increasing awareness of mental health at work and providing support for businesses in recruiting and retaining staff. MINDFUL EMPLOYER provides easier access to information and support for employers and a Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained.

Shaw Trust ‘Tackle Mental Health’ – your one-stop shop packed full of information and easy to use solutions to help you support staff who are dealing with mental health issues.

Stress at work is a major issue, if you want to see how big, see the stats, but together we can successfully manage and prevent it. HSE can help you prevent work related stress and comply with the law.