As part of our campaign to support you through this time, we are pleased to have launched free Webinars and the This Can Happen Insights. The Webinars cover a host of new topics dealing with employee mental health in this unprecedented time, and the Insights are 1:1 interviews with business leaders discussing their recent challenges and triumphs.
Register FREE now on the links below and please feel free to forward to your colleagues.
2020 vision: what meaningful and collaborative workplace mental health provision looks like in a year like no other
Brian Dow, CEO – Mental Health UK
Richard Hubbard, Chief Marketing Officer, ISG Ltd
Daryoush Moezzi, Senior Manager, Business Development Representative, Salesforce
27 October at 11.00am
In a year where we’ve had to adapt everything to tread water, we will explore how businesses across the UK have pivoted to respond to the mental health needs of their colleagues, their customers and their community. In this webinar, we will explore examples from across a range of businesses and share his thoughts on what role you could play.
Personal Stories from our This Can Happen Ambassadors
Webinar took place on 14 July at 11.00am with Amy, Paul and Nick
Webinar took place on 6 August at 11.00am: Harpreet, Fabian and Sylvia
This Can Happen is delighted to introduce our 6 ambassadors who are all passionate individuals determined to drive change in workplace mental health. Join our webinar to hear their amazing individual stories about their own personal challenges with mental health, how they have overcome this and how they are now working to empower others in positive mental health within the workplace.
Surviving the Summer Holidays - Family, Work and your Mental Health
Dr Judith Mohring - Webinar took place on 1 July at 11.00am
The summer holidays are often a challenge for working parents anyway, after 4 months of lockdown we may feel all our resources are spent. This webinar focusses on sharing and normalising the many highs and lows of family life over the last few months. We will discuss practical, positive approaches to the holiday period so we can all have a rest before September comes.
Resilience, Bouncebackability and Gearing Up For Yet More Change
Harriet Beveridge - Webinar took place on 18 June at 11.00am
How do we re-emerge from a world that's been turned upside down? After months of pressure on our personal, family and business lives, how do we continue to deal with uncertainty and adapt to who-knows-what as Lockdowns ease? In this webinar, bestselling author, Harriet Beveridge, shares science-based, practical, powerful strategies for keeping resilient.
Plagued by worry and negative thinking? How to deal with your Inner Critics and find your Inner Champion
Tracy Forsyth - Webinar took place on 14 May at 2.00pm
Most ambitious, hard-working and driven people are also very self-critical. In this unprecedented time of uncertainty about the future both in terms of work and home, the inner critic really comes to the fore with worst case thinking and negative self trash talk. This workshop shows you how to identify and understand your inner critics and unhelpful negative self-talk and discover inner champions to help balance them out.
Nutrition for Stress, Fear and Uncertainty
Christine Bailey - Webinar took place on 7 May at 2.00pm
With everyone at home and work and school schedules disrupted, whether living alone or in lockdown with the family, loss of a daily routine can increase anxiety, stress and disrupt healthy eating. Nutritionist Christine discusses how to ensure a nutritious diet while being in lockdown and the key foods, nutrients and supplements to support mental health and reduce anxiety.
Managing Mental Health during These Challenging Times
David Beeney - Webinar took place on 1 May at 11.30am
Our mental health has never been so challenged on mass as we struggle to cope with the coronavirus. In this webinar we look at the best ways of looking after ourselves and our colleagues with particular emphasis on how to stay emotionally connected while remote.
Coping with Loss during COVID-19
Dr Chloe Mitchell - Webinar took place on 22 April at 11am
Navigating loss is part of everyday life in these uncertain times. It is unfolding on many fronts, with loss of life's norms, routines, working practices, social and professional support networks, financial securities and economic conditions. Most importantly, thousands are also contending with loss of loved ones to COVID-19 in very abnormal circumstances. This webinar aims to cover a wide range of circumstances to support loss.
How to Sleep Well in a Changed World
Maryanne Taylor - Webinar took place on 17 April at 11.00am
As we now find ourselves in a new reality, with all the worry and anxiety this brings, you may find that you are now struggling with your sleep and sleep patterns have changed since this started. Even previously good sleepers, may find themselves struggling to get to sleep, waking in the night or very early in the morning.
COVID-19 – Curing Your Finances
Sarah Steel - Webinar took place on 7 April at 11.30am
Whilst the primary concern during this time is our physical health, our financial wellbeing is increasingly important as people worry about losing jobs, paying bills and seeing their investments fall. Join our webinar to learn how to manage your finances at this crucial time.
Top Tips for Optimising Home Working
Laura Fox - Webinar took place on 3 April at 11.30am
During these extremely challenging times, home working has become mandated where possible and this webinar will focus on ensuring that you can achieve maximum potential whilst working from home. It's so important to look after yourself physically and mentally, and we will provide top tips on how to approach this.
Cancelled Exams – Supporting Our Teens With Their Mental Health
Celine Brown - Webinar took place on 30 March at 9.30am
Our young people are facing extraordinary circumstances, especially those who were working so hard towards national exams. In this session, we provide support on how best to guide them during this uncertain time.
INSIGHTS - 1:1 INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY 23 JUNE - 2.00pm
Chris Seel, Director - Harvey Nash
This Can Happen partnered with Harvey Nash, global leaders in technology recruitment, on a survey on the effects of Covid-19 on the mental health of workers in the tech industry. The results gave cause for concern - the mental health of a significant proportion of the profession has deteriorated during this time. Join Zoe Sinclair and Chris Seel to look at the findings and what we can do as a result, both in the tech industry and beyond.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON THURSDAY 11 JUNE - 11.00am
Yvonne Smyth, Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion - Hays Plc
This Can Happen is delighted to welcome Yvonne Smyth, Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Hays Plc. She is also a judge at This Can Happen Awards 2020. In conversation with Zoe Sinclair, Yvonne will be discussing a checklist for restarting workplaces, both from an employer and employee perspective.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 3 JUNE - 11.00am
Sarah Boddey, Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - EMEA & APAC -
Sarah Boddey, who is also a judge at This Can Happen Awards 2020, will be discussing the global implications for a mental health agenda following on from the pandemic. Responsible for EMEA and APAC Sarah has been at the coal face of an international business and the role they have played supporting the mental health of their staff.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 27 MAY - 11.30am
Dara Nasr, Managing Director - Twitter UK
This 20 minute interview with Dara Nasr will look at the mental health landscape both from a staff perspective as well as the external social media element. There will be time for attendees to pose questions directly to Dara.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 20 MAY - 9.30am
Paul Feeney, CEO - Quilter Plc
To mark mental health awareness week, Zoe is delighted to interview Paul Feeney. Having spoken at This Can Happen 2019, we welcome him back to see how the landscape has changed and how leaders can prepare for the future regarding the mental health of their staff.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON MONDAY 18 MAY - 11.00am
Jonny Benjamin MBE and Col Dame Kelly Holmes MBE mil
To celebrate mental health awareness week, we invite you to join Co-Founders of This Can Happen Zoe Sinclair and Jonny Benjamin MBE, and Col Dame Kelly Holmes MBE mil as they discuss the future of young people's mental health and the role workplaces can play. There will be time set aside for questions.
INTERVIEW TOOK PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 13 MAY - 11.30am
Nancy Lengthorn, Head of Inclusion and Belonging - WPP
Nancy will be sharing her insights with Zoe on the remote role of mental health allies. She will discuss the challenges they have faced, the strategies that worked well, those that didn’t and what is next for her valuable mental health allies.