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Responding to mental distress at work, Part 2

Part 2: does workplace mental health training have a lasting impact?

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Part 2: does workplace mental health training have a lasting impact?

The Centre for Mental Health has piloted a training programme to help managers identify and support employees struggling with mental distress at work. In the second of their two-part feature, Helen Lockett and Bob Grove report the findings of an eight-month follow-up survey of managers who participated in the training.

The early results showed that the training was relevant and valued by participants, and had an immediate impact on improving managers’ knowledge of depression, their attitudes …

Helen Lockett is director of programmes and performance, and Professor Bob Grove is joint chief executive at the Centre for Mental Health.

Author: Lockett H, Grove B

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2010 (vol. 07/3) pp20-23

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