Your Mental Health

Looking after your mental health. Why it’s important. How to get started. And resources to help you on your wellbeing journey.

To access all the latest Health and Wellbeing support lines, messaging and websites click here

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12 February 2021

Dr Shaun Davis, our global director for compliance and sustainability, introduces your dedicated Mental Health pages

Remembering Nick

Postie Patrick Mayes’ mammoth cycle in memory of colleague

Click to read about Patrick's bid to raise cash for Mind

Fresh start

‘I didn’t realise others felt the way I did, it made me feel normal.’

Click here to find out how Esther managed her anxiety

We really care

Dr Shaun Davis, global director of compliance and sustainability, discusses what we’re doing for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 – in partnership with CWU and Unite CMA.

Why Mental Health Awareness Week matters

Garden goodness

A veggie patch is doing a lot of good for one postie's mental health and wellbeing

Hear from postwoman, Lucy Gould

Healthy minds matter

Mental Health Awareness Week: Monday 10 May – Sunday 16 May

Check out this year's theme: nature

Stress less

Vocalise and open up when you’re not feeling yourself

Hear postman Ben Beech on mental health

It’s a wonderful life

Wonderful Life Academy founder and postie, Neil Gowing, unlocks wellbeing for key workers

Find out how Neil supports frontline and key workers

Yes, he Cormi-can!

Sheepscar postie Jack Cormican has something to say on Time to Talk Day.

Click here to watch Jack reciting an inspiring poem about mental health

Time to Talk Day

A small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference

Check in, listen, ask questions

Celebrate the good

Children’s Mental Health Week – 1-7 February

Click to hear how the Blues Programme helped Jake

It only takes two minutes

Stafford colleagues go above and beyond to help a young man in distress

There's always someone willing to chat

Blue Monday

A message from Dr Shaun Davis, global director, compliance and sustainability

Dr Shaun Davis on Blue Monday

Beat January blues

Support is on hand to help you combat any mental health concerns

Top tips and advice from postie Peter Thompson

Closing in on £2 million

Our charity partner Action for Children has a special message for you

Thanks for your help raising money for youth mental health

Christmas care

Mental health check: Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Helping yourself and others during the festive period

A ‘second go’

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Luke’s treatment for psychosis means he can now move on positively

Click here to read Luke's story

Worry not Wednesday

National Stress Awareness Day – stay safe, stay positive and Happy Wednesday everyone!

Find out how to manage your stress levels

Winter blues

Support is available for colleagues suffering with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Feeling deflated? Click here for help and tips

‘True excellence’

Mental health award wins demonstrate our inclusive, and supportive approach to wellbeing

Our mental health provision is officially award winning

Suicide is not inevitable

The sooner you access support the quicker you can start to feel a better

Click here to find out how you can help

A growing community

We now have 430 Health and Wellbeing Ambassadors across the business

Find out how to volunteer

Go slow to go fast

The importance of early intervention for mental health with Shaun Davis

Mental health: a continuum not a destination

A better you

We have a new First Class Support website and app available now

Click here to access improved First Class Support

Here to help

Supporting colleagues following a bereavement or illness of a loved one

A professional and sensitive approach to grief

Now recruiting…

Volunteers are needed to expand our health and wellbeing ambassador community

Alison Macauley explains what it's like to be a health and wellbeing ambsassador

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It’ll take more than a panda-emic to stop Sammy Stimpson from dressing up

Charity dress up lightens lockdown

‘Everything will be ok’

Let people know that they matter, and that support is available

Dr Shaun Davis on why it’s important to stay connected to your teams, friends, …

Rowan’s story

‘Talking about your mental health doesn’t make you weaker’

'I have become more confident in general'

Every mind matters

Reduce your stress and unplug with a digital detox

It's OK to feel anxious or sad