Resources: Mental health with employers

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound). Free information and advice for policymakers on improving working conditions, reducing unemployment, developing industrial relations, improving living standards and promoting social cohesion.

Living Wage Foundation. Free advice and support for employers and service providers on implementing the “Living Wage”, the hourly rate calculated to cover the basic cost of living in the UK.

Remploy’s Access to Work service. Free support service for people with mental health conditions to remain in or return to work.

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. Free online guide for employers on managing stress and psychosocial risks in the workplace.

HSE’s standards on work-related stress. Free online information on health and safety standards for work-related stress.

NICE promoting mental wellbeing at work guidance. National clinical guidelines on promoting mental wellbeing at work.

Centre for Mental Health. A series of reports and other resources on mental health and employment, including managing presenteeism and common mental problems at work. Face-to-face training courses also available.

Time to Change. Free online information for managers on mental health issues in the workplace.

Mind. A range of face-to-face training courses, with several aimed at employers to support mental health in the workplace. Free online information also available.

Rethink Mental Illness. A range of face-to-face training courses from half-day to two day courses, as well as free online information. Contact organisation directly for up-to-date pricing.

Mental Health First Aid England. Two day, face-to-face training course in recognising early signs of a mental health problem, providing help on a first aid basis, signposting to appropriate services and supporting recovery.

Dartmouth IPS Supported Employment Center. Information and resources on evidence-based supported employment, or “Individual Placement and Support”.

Fit for Work service. Free occupational health support for employers, GPs and employees who are in work or off sick.