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St John Ambulance mental health blog

Welcome to the St John Ambulance Mental Health Blog


A blog exploring different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

Our articles are written by a range of mental health campaigners and industry experts from different walks of life. We're keen to further the discussions on mental health and wellbeing, to reduce stigma and support the nation's mental health.


 

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Q&A with Coutts - 'It's a bank. But not like any other bank'

In this edition of our blog, St John Ambulance manager Jude Pearson was invited over to Coutts Bank by Mike Heyworth to find out about the wellbeing programme that Mike and his fellow Executive Director, Miles Kean , have established at the bank, and the fascinating journey they took to get there.

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Engaging with Workplaces during Mental Health Awareness Week and Beyond - Vicki Cockman - MHFA England

This edition of the blog is written by Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead for Mental Health First Aid England. She describes her organisation’s headline activities for Mental Health Awareness Week; the #EmpowerHalfHour and the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ Workplace Manifesto.

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This is me - Lyssa Barber - UBS

This blog is a very personal journey through the lows of mental ill health to recovery and the founding of the Mental Health Network at UBS. This is Wealth Management Division Head of Internal Communications, Lyssa Barber, leading the charge...

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A Health and Safety Approach to Mental Health in the Workplace - Xenia Koumi - City of London Corporation

A blog from Xenia Koumi, who leads the Business Healthy programme within the City of London Corporation’s Public Health team. Xenia takes a look at Mental Health from a Health and Safety perspective and looks at how employers can approach employee wellbeing.

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Mental Health in the Workplace: The Role of Emotional Resilience - Dr Harry Barry - GP & Bestselling Author

Guest blog from GP and bestselling author, Dr Harry Barry who looks at the many mental health challenges that we all face and explores the role of emotional resilience…

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Out of the Loop - Bruce Daisley - Twitter

Another guest blog, this time by Bruce Daisley, EMEA Vice President of Twitter and best-selling author of The Joy of Work. Bruce explores the ‘need’ for everyone to be kept in the loop with everything at work, and the stress that it can bring. Is there a better way?

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