According to Mental Health UK, people who take part in regular physical activity have up to a 30% lower risk of depression, while research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine claims that exercise can be more effective than counselling or medication for treating depression.

The British Heart Foundation found that UK adults average 9.5 hours a day sedentary time. So, how can employers support employees to move more during the day to strengthen their mental health?

Webinar – The power of movement: Ways to strengthen mental health in the workplace

Watch our webinar for advice from our experts as they explore actionable steps that foster a culture of movement and encourages your employees to thrive both physically and mentally.

What you’ll learn:
  • Understanding the mind-body connection: How physical health can affect mental health
  • The impact of sedentary lifestyles on employees and workplace performance
  • Spotting the signs of poor mental health
  • How employers can encourage movement to create a more resilient workforce
  • Cathy Lawson,
    Independent Workplace Health and Wellbeing Consultant, MHFA Instructor and Coach
  • Kate Platts,
    Head of Research and Innovation, Westfield Health
  • Jon Booker,
    Active Spaces Director, Westfield Health
Hosted by:
  • Claire Thomas,
    Health and Wellbeing Consultant, Westfield Health

Useful resources

Solution: Mental Health First Aid

Courses designed to raise awareness and reduce stigma

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Report: Understanding the mental health puzzle

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Report: Moving more for mental health

With workplace sickness on the rise, movement could be the missing link for businesses looking to support their people’s mental health.

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