The Heads Up team often gets asked what individual employees can do to make their workplaces more mentally healthy – especially those working in difficult or unsupportive environments.
While you might not be able to instantly overhaul your workplace's approach to mental health, there are some simple steps you can take to look after yourself and your colleagues. These include managing your stress levels, looking out for colleagues going through a tough time, learning about your support options and reaching out when you need it.
Check out our suggestions below and give them a go in your workplace. You might be surprised at the difference small changes can make.