Mental Health First Aid: Spotting The Signs And What To Do About ThemPosted in : HR Updates on 29 June 2021
Last week I completed day 1 of a 2-day Mental Health at Work First Aid course. With rates of suicide among men in Northern Ireland, particularly young men being the highest in the UK, as well as the anticipated post-pandemic rise in PTSD, employers need to be vigilant to the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues like never before. Creating a culture of trust and openness to talk is one of the first steps in that journey.
To put matters into perspective, it would be very rare indeed for someone to have never suffered a physical illness throughout their lifetime. In the same token, we need to accept that many of us will be mentally unwell to varying degrees at one or various
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