Welcome to the iOH Mental Health in the Workplace Page
Our Subject Matter Leads on this page are Libby Morley, Board Member and Founder of MindShift Consultancy along with Helen Kalnicky who is an experienced OH Nurse and has a Mental Health Nurse Qualification.
Please remember! We welcome content from ALL our members. This could be a recommendation of a link or it could be work you did as a student whilst on a course. It’s all welcome here! Please send your recommendations or articles to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some web links for you to use and also links to essential reading for study. Mental Health in the Workplace is increasingly important and is continuing to gain momentum. The stigma surrounding Mental Ill Health is beginning to lift and there has never been a more important time to ensure that you are up to date with current thinking and that your practice is evidence based. During COVID-19 Pandemic it’s really all about the importance of ensuring that the working age population of the UK are as mentally healthy and resilient as possible during this incredibly difficult chapter in our history. The World Health Organization (2004) talk about Mental Health as…….
“a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community”World Health Organization. (2018) Mental health: strengthening our response. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/mental-health-strengthening-our-response (Accessed 17 June 2020)