Mark McLane, global head of diversity and inclusion at Barclays, reports on the progress of Barclays’ ‘This is Me in the City’ initiative.http://www.cityam.com/240789/this-is-me-how-barclays-is-breaking-mental-health-stigma-and-the-rest-of-the-city-can-too
In the Media
Links to media articles about CMHA or where CMHA has been mentioned.
Poppy Jaman calls for more legal firms to join the Alliancehttp://www.solicitorsjournal.com/news/legal-profession/barristers/26449/mental-health-awareness-week-making-legal-voices-heard
Prevention is better than cure and that goes for mental health too, perhaps even more than other illnesses.
So, up and down the country, more is being done to make people aware of the risks and of what they can do to develop the psychological flexibility that can help avert mental illness.http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/25/warning-signs-early-intervention-mental-illness-symptoms-health
In this comprehensive report, Andrew Jack interviews Poppy Jaman and Barclays amongst other key organisations working on mental health in the workplacehttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/eb16058e-b91f-11e5-b151-8e15c9a029fb.html#axzz4B4qEwHwY
Depression left KPMG director Nick Baber unable to cope – but when he told his colleagues about his illness he was surprised by their reactionhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/mens-health/11731231/The-hardest-thing-I-ever-did-at-work-was-come-out-as-having-depression.html
Law Society Gazette profiles Nigel Jones in its column ‘My Legal Life’ and includes a reference to the CMHAhttp://www.lawgazette.co.uk/people/my-legal-life/my-legal-life-nigel-jones/5049833.article
IT Pro Portal refers to the City Mental Health Alliance in an article about stress in the workplace.http://www.itproportal.com/2015/05/16/how-to-steer-clear-stress-workplace/
Reference to CMHA on Radio 4’s The Listening Project series: “Fi Glover introduces two men with highly successful careers who are determined to diminish the stigma of mental health problems in the workplace by acknowledging their own, in the series that proves it’s surprising what you hear when you listen.”