Why Employers Should Be Concerned About The Lack Of Mental Health Support At UK Universities

In April 2018, Bristol University student Natasha Abrahart was found dead. She had taken her own life. She was one of ten students at this university alone who took their own lives over an eighteen-month period from the winter of 2016 to the spring of 2018.

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Train the Trainer: Mental Health at Work Course Birmingham

Our next public 5 day Train the Trainer: Mental Health at Work course will be taking place in February/March 2019 in central Birmingham. To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

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Presenteeism in the Workplace

Presenteeism in the workplace is not something which is frequently discussed in offices, as people move from one e-mail to the next, and then to a long conference call if they feel the need for some variation. However, presenteeism manifests itself at the core of company culture in businesses and other large organisations across the country.

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Why Work Still Needs To Be Done To Raise Awareness Of Mental Ill-Health In The Workplace

Being World Mental Health Day, today is a great opportunity to draw attention to aspects of mental ill-health which often go unseen in the workplace. 

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Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course Birmingham November 2018

Our next public 2 day Mental Health First Aid course will be taking place on Thursday 29th November and Friday 30th November 2018 in central Birmingham. To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

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5 Tips to Supporting A Colleague Who is Absent due to Mental Ill-Health

Sometimes, physical illness requires a member of staff to take time off work to recuperate. The same is also true of mental ill-health. It is crucial that individuals treat staff who are off work due to mental ill-health in exactly the same way as they would treat that staff member if they missed work while recovering from a broken arm.

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5 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work

When you finish your working day, do you feel like you have accomplished what you wanted to? That you were as creative and efficient as you could have possibly been? Or do you have days where you leave work, with unfinished projects in your wake, feeling like you could have done so much more with your time? 

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4 Tips to Looking After Your Mental Health

Whether or not you are suffering from a mental illness, you have mental health. Just as physical health should be looked after, so should your mental health.

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Facebook, Friendships and the Future

How do you feel after you spend extensive time on social media? Recent research underlines how the psychological effects are highly relative to the individual, and Facebook has acknowledged the detrimental effects as well as offering some new features to attempt to tackle them.

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New Legislation Will Give Students The Mental Health Awareness They Need To Live Happier Lives

For years, students across the country have been forced to look outside of the classroom to obtain crucial awareness and support over issues that affect their mental health every day.

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