We live in changing times and although this can be daunting for some, the positive message is that in this increasingly information rich age there are many people who are becoming more and more confident, knowledgeable and open-minded about mental wellbeing.
Statistically, 1 in 4 people each year will encounter a mental health problem. When you think about this in terms of friends, loved ones and colleagues, almost all of us will at some point be affected in some way by mental health, whether first-hand or second.
By the very nature of mental health and wellbeing – being concerned with people at all ends of the spectrum and undergoing personal change on a daily basis – there is always more we can learn in terms of understanding the issue and being ready to offer support.
Below are ways in which we are looking to better the mental health and wellbeing of our people: