Feedback from our first members’ event in January told us that members were interested in finding out more about mental health training for managers and what strategies have been successful within organisations. Therefore on 19 May a CMHA event was held that focussed on sharing experiences in this area, kicking off with a member discussion ‘How to deliver effective mental health training for managers’.
The event also included a discussion with Vincent Neate, Head of KPMG’s UK Climate Change and Sustainability Practice, who shared his experience of mental ill health with KPMG partners and employees via their internal magazine. In an interactive conversation, Vincent talked about his motivations for sharing his story, and discussed the impact that doing so has had at KPMG. It concluded with an example of a workplace mental health initiative in practice; childcare experts Bright Horizons, who shared details of their Performance Optimisation Programme, which has demonstrated measurable success for their business