Organisations of all shapes and sizes across the West Midlands are coming together to tackle the myths about mental health through This is Me. The pioneering campaign encourages organisations to share employees’ lived experiences about mental health.
Storytelling is a powerful tool which is helping workplaces make accelerated progress in creating mentally healthy workplaces. See on the webpage employees in the West Midlands who have shared their story and started to #endthestigma in their workplace.
Over 600 workplaces have signed up nationally since launching in 2016, reaching over one million employees so far. Find out more below and see how your organisation can sign up and #endthestigma in your workplace with the help of This is Me.
Click below to find out more and sign up to This is Me and get your free This is Me West Midlands Guide.
You will also be able to find out more about the Green Ribbon and Samaritans Wellbeing in the City.
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This is Me involves:
This is Me is also partnered with the Green Ribbon and Samaritans Wellbeing in the City which involves:
Organisations who register to This is Me are supported every step of the way with a free ‘How to’ guide and are also able to connect with organisations who have already signed up to the campaign who can provide advice and support.
This is Me is an umbrella campaign that brings together key mental health initiatives, including but not limited to:
This is Me will help your organisation meet goals of other initiatives you may already be signed up to, such as the Thrive at Work Wellbeing Programme or the Time to Change Pledge.
Joining the campaign helps demonstrate to employees that your organisation is committed to building a supportive culture that is fighting to reduce mental health stigma in the workplace. 97% of organisations with registered This is Me believe the campaign has had a positive impact on reducing the stigma.
This is Me helps organisations look after employee mental wellbeing, which can help improve levels of engagement, staff morale, loyalty and productivity, leading to more profitable workplaces.