The British Red Cross
Mental health resources hub
Covid-19 has led to unprecedented changes to our lifestyle on a scale never experienced before. To offer guidance, we’ve curated a number of resources in our Mental health resources hub; including advice from mental health professionals and actionable tips on how to prioritise your well-being, and navigate this period of uncertainty.
Quiz - How resilient is your team?
How effective is your team’s ability to recognise, handle and recover from difficult situations? Find out in our quiz.
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.
Infographic - What impact has Covid-19 had on UK businesses and their employees?
What has been the impact of Covid-19 on businesses and their employees? Find out in our infographic.
Enrol on our free Mental Health and Coronavirus online training course
Our quick, easy to access online training is for those who may be finding isolation challenging during the lockdown.
Quiz - are you stressed? Recognising the signs
This quiz is designed to help you recognise the signs and symptoms of stress, and if they are affecting your mental health.
Quiz - are your employees stressed? How to recognise the signs
Explore what steps you can take as an employer to help reduce stress for your employees during Covid-19 restrictions.
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.
Seven easy mindfulness activities you may surprisingly enjoy
Our infographic outlines 7 easy to do activities that can help improve your mental wellbeing at home.
Watch our roundtable Mental Heath and Coronavirus webinar
Watch our webinar on the importance of mental health in first aid
An introduction to CALMER
7 advantages of mental health training that will help you deliver value
Undecided about mental health training? Read about the advantages for your workplace
Returning to work after lockdown: 5 tips to help your staff transition back into a workplace environment
When the time comes to welcoming back your team, here’s some tips to make returning to work after lockdown easier and recognise signs of stress.
Secret staff: How do employees feel about returning to the office after Covid-19?
With people gradually returning to the workplace, a real employee shares their experience of how they're feeling, now they've returned to the office.
Mental health courses: frequently asked questions
In this article, Anna Bishop answers all the questions you may have about attending a British Red Cross mental health course.
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.
Our mental health first aid courses explained: Which Red Cross training course is right for your organisation
We've developed a virtual training programme to help ensure mental health training continues to be accessible and convenient during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Find out more here.
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.
The impact of hybrid working on first aid at work requirements
As hybrid working is set to become the new normal, it’s important to continuously review your first aid at work requirements to keep your team safe.
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.
Emotional wellbeing under Covid-19 restrictions: recognising signs of stress
Many people know what stress is, but do you know how to recognise it? Find out how to recognise the signs of stress in our blog.
6 ways to better manage your emotional wellbeing under Covid-19 restrictions
In this blog, we recommend some activities that promote better wellbeing, while helping you adjust to the uncertainty of the current situation.
5 steps to improve mental health at home
In this blog we’ve identified five small ways you can improve your mental health at home, particularly if you are working remotely, or in isolation.
Advice for employers: communicating with staff working from home
Find out how to better communicate with and support staff working remotely in this helpful blog.
7 tips to help you work from home during Covid-19
Working from home has been challenging for many people during Covid-19. Read our blog for 7 working from home tips by experienced freelancers.
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.
Seven easy mindfulness activities you may surprisingly enjoy
Taking control of your emotional wellbeing has never been more important. Here's 7 easy ways you can implement mindfulness activities into your daily life.
How to best support employees in self-isolation
Find out how to help your employees cope with self-isolation while dealing with your own pressures in our blog.
How Michael J Lonsdale helped support mental health at work
Find out how MJL helped support mental health at work and improve team resilience with our globally recognised CALMER psychosocial framework and mental health training.