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World Mental Health Day 2023

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World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th each year, serving as a global platform to engage in a meaningful dialogue about mental health. It is a day to shatter stigmas and foster an environment where open conversations about mental health are not only encouraged but embraced. This day serves as a poignant reminder that, just like our physical well-being, our mental well-being deserves attention, understanding, and advocacy.

What is World Mental Health Day?

World Mental Health Day was established by the World Federation for Mental Health to raise awareness and advocate for mental health education and awareness. The day provides an opportunity for individuals and organisations alike to come together to discuss mental health issues and promote open conversations surrounding mental well-being.

10th October, World Mental Health Day
  • Breaking The Stigma

    World Mental Health Day plays a pivotal role in breaking down the stigma associated with mental health. By fostering open dialogue and understanding, we can dispel myths and misconceptions, encouraging individuals to seek help without fear of judgment.

  • Global Solidarity

    Mental health knows no boundaries, and its impact is felt on a global scale. World Mental Health Day unites people across the world, fostering a sense of global solidarity in addressing mental health challenges. It emphasises that mental health is a universal concern that requires collective action.

  • Promoting Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

    Recognising and addressing mental health issues in the workplace not only supports the individuals involved, but also contributes to a more productive and positive work environment.

  • Encouraging Self-Care

    World Mental Health Day encourages individuals to prioritise self-care and recognise the importance of mental well-being in their daily lives. Whether it's taking breaks, practicing mindfulness, or seeking professional support, fostering a culture of self-care benefits not only individuals but also the organisations they contribute to.

What Do We Do?

In our commitment to fostering a supportive and caring work environment, we emphasise to our employees that their well-being matters to us. We encourage open communication, giving all our employees a one-to-one meeting at the end of each work to give them the opportunity to voice any concerns that they have, whether that be work-related or personal matters. In addition to our open communication channels, we also have a ‘My Day’ policy implemented, where our employees are encouraged to take a day off each year to focus on self-care and personal rejuvenation. We believe that by prioritising well-being, we contribute to a healthier and more vibrant workplace for all!

What Can You Do?

Simply embracing the principles of World Mental Health Day is a step toward creating a workplace culture that values and prioritises the mental well-being of its employees. By championing open conversations, breaking down stigma, and fostering a global sense of solidarity, we can create an environment where individuals thrive and innovation flourishes! We have also linked some helpful resources below that could be helpful for you or someone you may know.

Helpful Resources

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