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Mental Health & Wellbeing Resilience network



Mental Health & Wellbeing Resilience network has been created following the initial training workshops. The purpose of sharing the network details with you here is to build and develop relationships regionally. 

Thankyou to the network for allowing us to publish the details on the website.

Workplace Mental Health video

Please see the Workplace Mental Health, Know the Risks video. The video highlights the importance of acknowledging mental health wellness in the workplace.

Building Resilience

 

Resilience is about our ability to adjust to difficult and demanding situations or change in a way that does not compromise our every day health and wellbeing. We can learn to be more aware of our behaviours, the controls we each have, where stressors lay and what we can do about managing them more effectively. 

There are things that we can develop to help improve our own personal resilience if we understand it better.   

Resilience workshops

The resilience workshops aim to improve personal resilience and promote best practice in the workplace. The programme explores the techniques to improve personal resilience and discuss the the importance for manager's to provide practical advice as well as look after their own health and wellbeing.

A number of resilience workshops are being held locally. Please find details of the locations below:

  • Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ipswich NHS Trust
  • Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
  • Suffolk Community Services

For further information on the training please visit.

Resilience network events

Resilience network events are available for delegates who have undertaken the initial Mental Health First Aid & Resilience training. The workshop is an opportunity to discuss progress, share experiences, learn something new and network with colleagues.

The next workshop is planned for Thursday 7th June. The workshop will run from 09:30-16:30 and will be held in the Fleming Room, Victoria House, Fulbourn, Cambridge. Please contact Carly if you would like to reserve a place on the workshop. 

5 Ways to Wellbeing

The '5 Ways to Wellbeing' publication by the New Economics Foundation identifies 5 steps that can be built into daily lives to improve wellbeing. 

Connect

With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues or neighbours. At home, work or school or in your local community. Think of these as cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich your daily lives.

Be active

Go for a walk or a run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly discover an activity which you enjoy and one that suits your level of mobility and fitness.

Take notice

Be curious. Catch sight of the beautiful. Remark on the unusual. Notice the changing seasons. Savour the moment whether you're waling to work, eating lunch or talking to friends. Be aware of the world around you and what you are feeling. Reflecting on your experiences will help you appreciate what matters.

Keep learning 

Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Take on a different responsibility at work. Fix a bike. Learn to play an instrument or how to cook your favourite food. Set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun.

Give 

Do something nice for a friend or a stranger. Thank someone. Smile. Volunteer your time. Join a community group. Look out as well as in. Seeing yourself, and your happiness, linked to the wider community can be incredibly rewarding and creates connections with the people around you.

Sources of information

This section provides links to further sources of information including websites, guidance and tips. If you would like to add a resource to this section please contact Carly Smith.

Websites 

Guidance & Toolkits

Contact information


The Mental Health and Wellbeing Resilience workshops are bought to you jointly by Koru International, Mind and the Staying Healthy at Work team at the NHS East of England.

The workshops are facilitated by Roddy Hertbert, founder of Koru International.

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