Join a free MHFA England webinar  

As we navigate the range of challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, focusing on mental health and wellbeing at work is more important than ever before. 

We are delighted to bring you a series of free webinars, bringing together leaders and experts in workplace mental health to share practical advice. The topics are designed to spark conversation and inspire knowledge sharing on best practice approaches, to create a culture of positive mental health and wellbeing in your workplace.  


Watch our previous webinars:


Suicide, stigma and support in the workplace

Emma Tomes, MHFA England Instructor Member, Suicide First Aid Tutor, and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist by Grief UK
Sajda Butt, MHFA England National Trainer, Suicide First Aid National Tutor
Clive Stevenson, MHFA England National Trainer, Suicide First Aid National Tutor
Alison Armstrong, Programme Lead, National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education & Training



Race Equity, Intersectionality and Mental Health at Work
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing and Equity, MHFA England
Phil Samba, Strategic Lead for Queer Men of Colour, The Love Tank


Bringing your whole self to work
Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Debra Allcock Tyler, CEO, Directory of Social Change
Sheldon Mills, Chair of Trustees, Stonewall
Atif Choudhury, CEO, Diversity & Ability
Lyssa Barber, Communications Lead, UBS


Mental health tips for the virtual office
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing & Equity
Emma Tomes, Grief Recovery Specialist, MHFA England Instructor Member


Learning from Covid-19: what does mental health at work look like in 2021?
Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Caron Bradshaw, Charity Chair and CEO
Phyll
Opoku-Gyimah, Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust and Executive Director and Co-Founder of UK Black Pride
Julia Mazzafiore, Mental Health Lead, Diversity and Inclusion, Department for Work and Pensions


Gender and wellbeing at work: mid-life, menopause and mental health
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Lynda Bailey, Co-Founder and Director, Talking Menopause
Jane Lewis, Writer and Speaker, Author of 'Me & My Menopausal Vagina'



Supporting mental health in the construction industry
Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Elvin Box MCIOB, Organisation Development Consultant
Paul Hay, EHS Training Manager - Health and Safety Europe, Lendlease
Sarah Bolton, Head of Charity Services, Lighthouse Club



Exploring sexuality, identity, and mental health in the workplace

Emma Reynolds, Head of Learning & Development, MHFA England
Mo Wiltshire, 
Director of Education and Youth and Interim Director of Programmes, Stonewall
Pippa Dale, Head of Global Markets Roadshows, BNP Paribas, and Founder member of LBTQWomen
Matthew Chew, Senior Planner Buyer, MediaCom​, Founding member of WPP Unite!



How to have conversations about race and mental health at work 

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Chloe Davies, Head of PR & Partnerships, myGwork



Becoming an anti-racist organisation

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Rafaela Ricardo, Community Engagement Manager, MHFA England
Sandra Kerr, Race Director, Business in the Community (BITC)
Pavita Cooper, Founder, More Difference / Chair, CMI Race



Supporting the mental health of People of Colour and Black colleagues

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Chloe Davies, Head of PR & Partnerships, myGwork



Mental health in the hospitality and events sector

Chair: Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Natalie Richards, Senior Project Manager, Cheerful Twentyfirst
Gavin Percy, Managing Director, Winning Edges Consultancy Limited



Mental health in the professional services

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Anna-Marie Jacob, People Experience Leader in UK Financial Services – Consulting, EY
Tari Okoye, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships Manager, Morrinson Wealth Management LLP



Supporting mental health in the return to the workplace

Chair: Sarah McIntosh, Director of People, MHFA England
Zahra Mahamoud, Campaign Officer, Business in the Community (BiTC)
Abi Hart, HR Case Consultant, Telefonica UK
Jacqui Clements, Freelance Coach, Facilitator & Mentor for Third Sector and SMEs



Mental health effects of organisational downsizing

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Kayleigh Hemmings, HR Manager, MHFA England



Thriving as a Mental Health First Aider

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Emma Tomes, Global Learning & Development Specialist, Mental Health First Aider

7 July 2020
12 August 2020

Managing mental health in the workplace

Chair: Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Matt Roberts, Director of Membership, Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Olive Lewis, Instructor Member, MHFA England
Andy Ward, Operational Lead UK/EMEA, Deutsche Bank