25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre
25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre

Month

October 2018
Pam Quinn tells us why BIBA is committed to fully supporting every staff member who may be facing mental health challenges. Q. Please can you tell us about BIBA’s work with mental health? Where did the inspiration come from and what are you doing to help your staff? A. At BIBA we have always recognised...
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Lindsey Bennister, MQ Chief Executive, speaks frankly about the impact of mental health on our working lives and tells us what MQ is doing to help. Q. Can you tell us a bit about MQ. What you do, why you do it and what you hope to achieve? A. We’re MQ – the UK’s leading...
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Ruth Sutherland, Samaritans CEO, spoke to us about the importance of this initiative and the impact of stressful working on our mental health.  Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy and Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide. Our volunteers receive a call for help every six seconds. People contact us for many...
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Sarah Boddey
Sarah talks about the strategies her workplace has put in place to support staff facing mental health challenges
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Yvonne talks about the importance of creating an organisational culture where employees feel comfortable to talk about mental health issues.
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I was ten when I had my first panic attack. Of course, this was in much less enlightened times, when my understanding of mental illness was restricted to a third-hand account of the plot of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, so I didn’t know what was happening to me. I received a diagnosis of...
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Laura talks about how employers can help those returning to work after mental health related absences.
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Poorna Bell
Award-winning journalist and author Poorna Bell was one of the first speakers confirmed for This Can Happen. As former UK Executive Editor and Global Lifestyle Head for HuffPost she has written extensively about mental wellbeing in the workplace and is a mental health activist. Her area of specialism is the mental health of men and...
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Brian Dow talks about how organisations can improve the performance of their workforce by prioritising mental health.
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This Can Happen is thrilled to introduce our host for the day, BBC TV and radio journalist Tina Daheley. Tina’s energetic and engaging presenting style, coupled with her extensive experience in the mental health arena will ensure that our conference on November 20th will be a truly scintillating, stimulating and effective event. Tina spoke to...
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