Step by step guide
- Take time out to have a chat with a colleague, wherever makes sense for you: by the water cooler, in the canteen or on the road.
- Alternatively, you might want to take 5 minutes to email or call a colleague who you haven't seen in a while, to ask how they're doing.
- The conversation doesn't have to be all about mental health - it can be as simple as asking how they are, and really listening to the answer.
you can do this
in the workplace
Why is this important?
1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year. Keeping up at work can be a challenge if you're not well, so knowing that someone cares can make a big difference.