Mental Health News & Advice

Mental health & wellbeing advice from Health Assured. See the latest news, awareness days and best tips for wellbeing at work & in life.

May 2019

Workplace harassment and your employees health

Workplace harassment and your employees health

Broadly similar—and both unpleasant—workplace harassment and bullying have no place in modern times. When there’s a neg...Read more

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May 28 2019

Mental Health Discrimination

Mental Health Discrimination

As an employer, it’s crucial to eliminate all forms of mental health discrimination in the workplace. When an employee ...Read more

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May 23 2019

Duty of care examples

Duty of care examples

It’s your obligation to ensure the physical and mental safety of everyone associated with your business. This responsibi...Read more

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May 21 2019

What are reasonable adjustments?

What are reasonable adjustments?

These are alterations within the workplace to remove or reduce limitations for disabled employees. The Equality Act of ...Read more

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May 14 2019

Anxiety Counselling

Anxiety Counselling

What is anxiety counselling? Let's look at what anxiety counselling is, if it's a mental disability, and how to support...Read more

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May 7 2019

April 2019

How to Cope Going to Work with Anxiety

How to Cope Going to Work with Anxiety

In terms of the workplace, employees may experience anxiety about going to work every day or anxiety about going back to...Read more

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Apr 30 2019

How to Handle a Panic Attack at Work

How to Handle a Panic Attack at Work

Thoroughly unpleasant and hard to deal with at the best of times, panic attacks at work are even worse. The sense of ob...Read more

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Apr 26 2019

Difference between anxiety and depression

Difference between anxiety and depression

In this post, we explain the difference between anxiety and depression. It’s important to distinguish them as one in fo...Read more

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Apr 23 2019

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Stress vs Anxiety: what are the differences?

Stress and anxiety can seem like very similar issues. They’re certainly both negative and lead to tiredness, worry, dist...Read more

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Apr 15 2019

Stress counselling in the workplace

Stress counselling in the workplace

Work-related stress is proven to affect employee morale, productivity, engagement and more. All of which can potentially...Read more

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Apr 9 2019

What is mental health First Aid?

What is mental health First Aid?

When an employee suffers a physical injury at work, the first point of call is the office first aider, right? Well, the...Read more

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Apr 5 2019

What is Occupational Health?

What is Occupational Health?

OH officers help identify any issues with staff wellbeing–making work changes where necessary. As an employee, it's imp...Read more

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Apr 3 2019

March 2019

Managing occupational health issues in the workplace

Managing occupational health issues in the workplace

Occupational health issues in the workplace Occupational health & safety issues at work are responsible for over a ...Read more

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Mar 26 2019

Signs and Examples of gaslighting

Signs and Examples of gaslighting

The term ‘gaslighting’ derives from the 1944 movie Gaslight. It’s behaviour by one person aimed at distorting another in...Read more

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Mar 22 2019

Duty of Care

Duty of Care

No matter the size of your company - all employers hold a duty of care towards their staff. A duty of care can include ...Read more

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Mar 19 2019

What is an ESA assessment?

What is an ESA assessment?

To find out more information about health assessments, contact Health Assured free on: 0800 030 5182. Employment and Su...Read more

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Mar 12 2019

Walk to Work Day

Walk to Work Day

Detailed in the Department for Transports 2017 Walking and Cycling report, just 11% of UK employees walk to work.   He...Read more

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Mar 7 2019

Mental Health Stigma

Mental Health Stigma

Mental health stigma relates to negative attitudes and perceptions surrounding mental health at work and in life. Despit...Read more

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Mar 5 2019

February 2019

Depression at work

Depression at work

It's important for businesses to know how to support employees with depression. Employers should make sure anyone with ...Read more

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Feb 28 2019

What is the Capability for work questionnaire?

What is the Capability for work questionnaire?

As part of a work capability assessment, an employee must complete a work capability questionnaire This questionnaire a...Read more

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Feb 26 2019

Work Capability Assessment

Work Capability Assessment

Sometimes, an employee might not be medically fit enough to work. Maybe they're recovering from an injury or suffer from...Read more

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Feb 19 2019

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