How to be mentally healthy at work

Explains how you can be mentally healthy at work, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.

Your stories

'That' conversation with your boss

Posted on 27/10/2015

Mental health support at work

Fiona blogs about her journey to find a supportive workplace with an understanding of mental health.

Posted on 12/02/2015

4 key things about returning to work when having mental health problems

Using his own experience, Simon issues advice to employers.

Posted on 17/10/2014

Useful contacts


0300 123 1100

Advice and guidance on employment relations.

Be Mindful

Information about mindfulness and mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR), including course listings.

Citizens Advice

08444 111 444 (England)

0844 477 2020 (Wales)

Confidential advice on a range of issues, including employment and bullying.


A friendly, supportive, online community where you can talk openly about how you’re feeling.

The Equality and Advisory Support Service (EASS)

Tel: 0808 800 0082

Text: 0808 800 0084

Monday to Friday 9am8pm

Saturday 10am2pm

The helpline can advise and assist you on issues relating to equality and human rights, across England, Scotland and Wales.

Fit for Work

0800 032 6235 (England)

0800 032 6233 (Wales)

Advice and support on returning to work after four weeks or more on sick leave.


Information about employment rights, Access To Work scheme and flexible working.

Health and Safety Executive

The national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

Jobcentre Plus

0345 604 3719

For help finding a job.

National Council For Voluntary Organisations

Volunteering opportunities in England.

Open University

Information on free distance learning courses.

Rethink Mental Illness

Information and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.


0300 456 8110

Supports people with disabilities to find and stay in suitable work.

Shaw Trust

01225 716300

Supports disabled people to find and sustain employment.

Stress Management Society

Information about stress and tips on how to cope.

Time to Change

Campaign to end stigma and discrimination against mental health.

Volunteering Wales

Volunteering opportunities in Wales.

Mental Health A-Z

Information and advice on a huge range of mental health topics

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