Authentic Lives

"Promoting Mental Health and  Safety in the Workplace"

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Confidence Workout!

Confidence Workout!

We run the Confidence WorkOut! – A short course (between 6 and 8 weeks) aimed at preparing participants who have had mental health problems to engage in work, volunteering and education.


Mental Health and Safety at Work

Mental Health and Safety at Work is a Mental Health and Safety Course – It focuses on equipping managers and the workforce to effectively manage mental health problems in work and education as they arise.



people have a mental ill health
children have depression or anxiety
children have depression or anxiety
suicides are
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“ 3 in 4 Mental illnesses start in childhood 

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people (ONS) 

“ Major depression is thought to be the 2nd leading cause of disability Worldwide (Whiteford HA et al 2013)

“ Anxiety causes one-fifth of work days lost in Britain (Dad- Munshi et al 2008)


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1. An independent review of mental health and employers by Lord Dennis Stevenson and Paul Farmer.

2. Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health. (2009). Briefing 40: Removing Barriers. The facts about mental health and employment. Retrieved from


4. McManus, S., Meltzer, H., Brugha, T. S., Bebbington, P. E., & Jenkins, R. (2009). Adult psychiatric morbidity in England, 2007: results of a household survey.