The British Red Cross
Mental health resource hub
The way we work has changed in an unprecedented way, making support for mental health in the workplace more important than ever. To offer guidance, we’ve curated a suite of resources in our mental health resource hub, including advice from mental health professionals and actionable tips on how to prioritise wellbeing.
Download - Talking to Employees about Their Mental Health
Take the first step in building a more supportive, open workplace with our free download: Talking to employees about their mental health: your guide to starting the conversation.
Download - Choosing the Right Mental Health Training
Get your free download, The Red Cross Guide to Choosing the Right Mental Health Training and start making lasting, positive change in your business.
Quiz - How to choose the right mental health training for employees
Unsure what employee mental health training you need for your staff? Our interactive quiz will give you an answer in seconds.
Download - How to promote wellbeing at work: Your checklist
Taking positive steps to promote mental wellbeing in the workplace is key to ensuring your employees feel motivated, engaged and resilient. This checklist will help you start the process.
LinkedIn Live: Coping with stress in the workplace
Dr Sarah Davidson, Head of Psychosocial and Mental Health at the British Red Cross shares her tips on how to cope with work-related stress.
Battling the winter blues
If the winter blues are bringing you down, remember what you’re feeling now is temporary. Our mental health and psychosocial team have put together some helpful tips in this handy, downloadable graphic.
Watch our roundtable Mental Health and Coronavirus webinar
Watch our webinar on the importance of mental health in first aid
An introduction to CALMER
Creating a mental health plan for a healthy and productive workplace
Craft a mental health policy for your workplace to support employee well-being and foster a positive environment. Explore key considerations for your plan.
What are employers’ legal responsibilities for mental health at work
This blog looks at the different elements of the legal responsibilities of an employer for mental health awareness in the workplace.
What is the relationship between resilience and stress in the workplace
When it comes to work stress, resilience is key. Discover the link between resilience and stress, and its effect on workplace teams.
What's the difference between mental health and wellbeing and why does it matter?
Mental health and mental wellbeing mean different things to different people. We look at the meanings of these terms and why they're important at work.
The top 10 causes of stress at work and how to address them
Worried about workplace stress? We take a look at the top 10 causes of stress at work and how to address them.
How to create and implement a stress at work policy
Do you need help creating a Stress at Work policy? If so, this simple guide will help you develop an effective policy with buy-in from all employees.
What type of mental health training will benefit your staff?
Looking for mental health training for staff, but not sure what courses to choose? We talk you through your options.
8 techniques for managing stress in the workplace
Looking for effective ways of managing stress in the workplace? Here are 8 techniques for understanding causes and managing stress effectively.
How to build and maintain resilience at work
Read more about the importance of building resilience in the workplace where stress is common.
How to start supporting mental health in the workplace
Learn how to begin to better support mental health in the workplace with our simple overview guide for employers.
7 advantages of mental health training that will help you deliver value
Undecided about mental health training? Read about the advantages for your workplace
How to recognise signs of stress in your team
Are your employees stressed? Look out for these six behavioural signs of stress at work.
An employer's guide to active listening in the workplace
Learn how to start using active listening as a powerful tool to better engage and support your employees in our introductory guide.
6 ways to manage your mental health if you struggle working from home
Struggling working from home? Find out how you can better manage your mental health and wellbeing with our top tips.
What do you get from a Red Cross mental wellbeing course?
Mental health training has a number of business benefits – but what sort of outcomes and objectives can you expect to achieve for your company? We’ll explain all.
How does digital technology at work impact our mental health?
The link between digital technology and mental health is complex. We explain the pros and cons of tech in the workplace, and why balance is essential.
Sean Betts: How I strike a healthy work/life balance after my burnout
Business leader and Managing Director at Annalect, Sean Betts talks about his burnout and how he manages a healthy work/life balance.
5 quick home exercises to suit all interests and abilities
Exercise is great for your physical and mental health. We've provided 5 quick exercises to do at home that suit people of all interests and abilities.
Secret staff: the benefits of being open and honest at work
In our secret staff series, an anonymous real employee talks about how being open with their boss helped gain much needed support at work.
Secret staff: how my work handled a colleague’s suicide
In our secret staff series, a real employee talks about how their company's handling of a colleague's suicide has led to feelings of anger and resentment.