Regional Branch Meeting - Mental Health

Regional Branch Meeting - Mental Health
  • Thu 15 Mar 2018 8:00 AM -
    Thu 15 Mar 2018 2:30 PM

  • York Race Committee,
    The Racecourse,
    Knavesmire Road,
    United Kingdom

    YO23 1EX

  • Branch meeting

    Yorkshire Branch

  • This event is free to attend


Presentation will be held in the Dante and Nunthorpe suites, Ebor Stand.

To briefly discuss the “Thriving at work review” describe some drivers and barriers in connection with mental health management in the workplace, and demonstrate, by examples, how each of the ACAS 5 Steps to “Promoting positive mental health in the workplace” may be achieved.

08:00 – 08:45 Registration, Networking, Tea, Coffee

08:45 – 08:55 Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 – 09:20 Introduction  -  Mental Health

09:20 – 09:40 You Tube two well-known individuals share their story on  BiPolar

09:40 – 10:20 Mental Health First Aid – what programmes are available and an outline of what they cover

10.20 – 10:55 Refreshments/ networking with Tea, Coffee,

10:55 – 11.45 How an occupational health practitioner provides support on mental health issues  for their clients, and how this works in the case of a regular contract and as an ad hoc occupational health practitioner

11.45 – 12.30 The Time to Change Campaign, Leeds Time to Change Hub, North East Regional Equalities co-ordinator for National Time to Change

12:30 – 13.30 Lunch/Networking

13.30 – 14.10 Continuation of The Time to Change Campaign

14.10 – 14:25 Question and Answer Panel

14:25 – 14:30 Summary statement

14:30  Close

Speakers: Adele Gunn, Champion; Barrie Penrose, Resilient People; Amanda Dowson, Peritus Health; Paul Barker from Leeds Time to Change Hub, and the North East Regional Equalities co-ordinator for National Time to Change and a Time to Change Champion.  

What's in it for you?

The IOSH Yorkshire branch prides itself in providing quality speakers delivering topical and informative presentations. Members and delegates will have opportunities for networking and Continual Professional Development (CPD).

Who should attend

As a branch, we actively encourage and welcome member and non-members to attend our events and learn about issues and challenges at work, in the field of health, safety and wellbeing.

What you need to know

Free Parking and Refreshments for Event Delegates

Members and Non-Members Welcome – No booking Required, Just Turn Up.

If you require any specific help or assistance when attending Yorkshire branch events please contact our Branch Secretary at the following address


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