Mental Health Online event – Charity donations nominated by panellists

As a region we asked the panellists who kindly agreed to take part in our recent mental health event to nominate a mental health charity to receive a donation from the CWU North West by way of a thank you for all of their help. These are the charities that our panellists chose and they […]

Posted: 26th July 2020

How to support someone with a mental health problem

Please see Sway below, produced by Paul Newsham, Regional Learning Chair, on how to support someone with a mental health problem. Sway – How To Support Someone with a Mental Health Problem

Posted: 24th May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

Over Mental Health Awareness Week the Region and our Mental Health Network produced a number of videos, social media graphics and ran an online Q&A trying to raise awareness of mental health and promote the message of good mental health for all.  We would like to thank all the people who joined us on the […]

Posted: 24th May 2020

Pioneering Santander drive to minimise psychological impact of COVID-19 applauded by CWU

Industry-leading efforts by Santander to mitigate the negative psychological impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its workforce have been hailed by the CWU as a template that other employers would do well to follow. The Bank’s ground-breaking approach to supporting the mental wellbeing of employees has been influenced by expert-led modelling that suggest a combination […]

Posted: 19th May 2020

Sign up to take part in on-line Mental Health Q&A

For Mental Health Awareness Week the North West Region and the North West Mental Health Network wanted to give you all the opportunity to ask any questions or raise any worries you may have. These can be sent to us in advance and will be treated anonymously. The Zoom event will begin at 17:00 on Wednesday […]

Posted: 12th May 2020

Looking after your Mental Health at Work & Home for CWU Representatives

During these difficult times union representatives are at a higher risk of experiencing mental health problems, such as anxiety and stress to name a couple. With the added pressures at work from their colleagues and management, coupled with the demands at home with their families, it can take a toll on their mental health and […]

Posted: 6th May 2020

Use The Hub of Hope Website or App to Find Local Mental Health Support

The Hub of Hope is the world’s first of its kind mental health database bringing grassroots and national mental health services together in one place for the first time ever. Using the location of web browser or mobile devices, the cloud-based web application allows anyone, anywhere to find the nearest source of support for any […]

Posted: 14th April 2020