The UK Armed Forces Mental Health Annual Report 2019 – 2020 shows rates of mental health in the UK Armed Forces were broadly comparable with that seen in the UK general population:
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Our collaboration with MHS (Mental Health and Support) Training and Consultancy Limited (a CITB approved trainer) launched our mental health focus. We provide a valuable opportunity to enhance the wellbeing of all those we support. Our psychologist conducts one-to-one sessions to assess your mental wellbeing, as a problem shared is a problem halved and we are here to listen. We provide initial support and sign-post you to further help available.
We have rolled out an innovative mental health first aid programme to our service leavers and veterans; supporting them as they transition into industry.
Our mental health focus is also a platform to raise mental health awareness amongst our employers.
As part of your induction with BuildForce, we encourage you to attend our stress management seminar (which are currently running virtually).
This interactive seminar explores the relationship between stress and mental health, enabling participants to recognise the signs/symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression and how this can affect their safety on site and at home. The session also provides evidence-based information and practical approaches for addressing these often difficult life issues, focusing on the following key areas:
You can access further support during the current epidemic here