On May 21st, 2019, MHScot Workplace Wellbeing held a reception at the Scottish Parliament which was hosted by MSP Alexander Cole-Hamilton. The evening was titled ‘It’s Time to Take Action on Mental Health at Work’ and, with over 50 people in attendance it’s safe to say the evening was a resounding success.
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Discussions in the news and on Social Media, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Health & Safety Executive have been questioning and exploring where Mental Health First Aid fits in the workplace.
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As many of you may already know, here at MHScot we believe that every workplace should promote good mental health amongst their employees and support employees who are suffering with poor mental health.
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Welcome to the latest MHScot blog. As I sat down to put this together, the only word that kept coming to mind was ‘WOW’! That’s because it’s been such a busy few weeks here at MHScot, it’s difficult to know where to start…
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Today, it’s still true that our mental health is still not an obvious or as overt consideration as our physical health, when it comes to taking time off work or school.
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I wanted to share some findings from a recent workplace wellbeing survey that was sent to me, on the subject...
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The ‘Year of Young People’ here in Scotland is a great opportunity for generations, young and old, to come together and celebrate our great Nation’s wonderful young people and the project aim is to give young people a platform and a stronger voice on issues which affect their lives.
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MHScot Workplace Wellbeing C.I.C. and Apex Hotels Edinburgh are tackling mental health in the workplace together, through mutual support in delivering the Scottish Mental Health First Aid courses.
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Welcome to the latest MHScot blog.   With Christmas just a matter of days away, we thought we’d focus on...
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On the 26th October 2017 a new report written by Mind's Chief Executive, Paul Farmer and former HBOS Chair, Dennis Stevenson revealed what many of us having been saying; the UK is facing a much larger mental health challenge at work than initially thought.
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The new Employability in Scotland initiative, which is a product of the recently devolved employment services in Scotland, aims to get more people with disabilities and health conditions back into work.
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MHScot is seeking a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in the area of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace to act as Chairperson of its Board of Directors.
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In all honesty, it was really only a matter of time and in many respects a bit of a reality check to what is currently a really challenging and volatile socio-economic and political landscape.
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With the UK teetering on the brink of an economic recession and the fallout from Brexit still to be felt, we ought to be thinking about how we can adapt our economic and social strategies to the new realities and by doing so, harness our full human potential in the workplace.
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It's been a busy and speedy first half of the year for MHScot. We've found ourselves working with a very diverse range of organisations, each with very unique needs.
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