Richmond Borough Mind

Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Resources for Employers and Employees in London Borough of Richmond

National Resources

National Mind Website
Provides information on the website and through webinars; downloadable publications for both employers (including for line managers and HR professionals) and employees:

Health and Safety Executive
Supports employers to meet their statutory obligations assessing the risk, putting organisational processes in place to prevent and manage stress:

Fact Sheet: Stress and Mental Health at Work:

Local Services and Resources for Employers

RB Mind managing workplace stress workshops
Richmond Borough Mind is currently developing open courses for local employers which can also be run in the workplace. Contact us for more information and to express interest on 020 3513 3404 or 

Richmond AID
Disability Awareness Training for employers, including advice on things like reasonable adjustments and recruitment processes.

Toolkits available on the website for employers:
Introduction – why disability matters
Employment and the Equality Act
Hidden Disabilities
Mental Health

Local Services and Resources for Individuals

Richmond Wellbeing Service
Services provide tools, techniques and information to manage stress, depression and anxiety. Local Richmond residents can speak to their GP or refer themselves by contacting: 

NHS Richmond Wellbeing Service
Richmond Royal Hospital
Kew Foot Road
Richmond upon Thames
Tel: 020 8548 5550 / 020 3513 3266

Note that similar services are available in every borough, and self-referral is usually an option. If your employee lives in another borough, you can find their local service on this website:

RB Mind Psychotherapy and Counselling Service
Low Cost Counselling Service:
Phone: 07592 416 638

Richmond Borough Mind website lists a number of online self-help tools:

Richmond Information Directory
Directory of local organisations providing help on a range of physical and mental health support:

Work Support Network: supports people to stay in work:
Phone: 020 8831 6271

Twining Enterprise
Twining Enterprise is a London-wide charity with the sole mission of improving mental wellbeing through work. 

How they help Employers:
Mental Health First Aid – let Twining deliver this nationally recognised training in your workplace to help your teams:
Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
Feel confident helping someone
Provide help on a first aid basis
Stop a mental illness from getting worse
Guide someone towards the right support

3 in 10 is their anti-stigma project.  Volunteers with lived experience of mental health problems visit your workplace to hold conversations that shift understandings and challenge stigma about mental health.  This is free, structured to meet your individual workplace arrangements and is part of the national Time to Change campaign organised by Mind and Rethink.

How they help individuals:
Richmond Works – the new local service providing employment support for people with mental health needs. Free and available to all adults in Richmond, the easiest way to be referred is through a local GP or the NHS’s Richmond Wellbeing Service.

How to contact Twining:
020 8840 8833

Corporate Partnerships

Is your company thinking of linking with a local charity focusing on community mental health? What a great idea!

Richmond Borough Mind believes that corporate relationships should be mutually beneficial. It is important to us that our corporate partnerships are not a one-way street, where companies give and we take. We are certain that your company can benefit greatly from a partnership with Richmond Borough Mind.

If you are interested in a corporate partnership with us, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail  or phone 020 3513 3404

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