Sheffield event focuses on mental health at work

TUC Yorkshire & Humber are holding Mental Health at Work Symposium in Sheffield this March which will focus on the role trade unions have in supporting workers.

TUC event to support good mental health at work

The mental health training day is on Thursday 21st March and is for trade union members, reps, officers, and organisers to learn more about:

- how to support members

- negotiating and enabling better mental health at work practices and policies

- the role of trade unions in developing mentally healthy workplaces

All attendees will be given a 'goody bag' of literature that they can take back to their workplace to use in their day to day roles and help improve wellbeing and mental health support in their work environments and union roles, including the new edition of the Mental Health at Work Handbook from TUC Education. Attendees must be registered to receive this.

Sessions on the day include:

- How a cancer diagnosis can affect mental wellbeing at work

- Dealing with suicide

- Stress and the workplace

- Men and mental health

- Developing best practice and workplace policies on mental health

And more to be listed as confirmed.

This event is sponsored by Unionlearn and free to attend for all union members, reps, officers, and organisers and a light lunch will be provided.

For more information and to book your place go to the event link here.