Michael Walker appointed trustee
Founder of the Mental Health Associates (MHA) Peter Orr said, "Appointing Michael to our group of trustees was an 'easy decision'. His experience…
Mental health first aid, awareness and early detection is the Mental Health Associates main aim.
Our mission is to act as a 'first response' resource for people in the ICT industry who may be suffering from any sort of mental health problem in these challenging times.
Talking is the best medicine, and we believe that by providing a 'listening post', our Associates may help prevent anyone from taking drastic action when they feel helpless and alone.
We need financial help to fund these aims and we need more Associates who are willing to get professionally trained and join our support team.Join the support team Hear from our Trustees
To address the stigma in talking about poor mental health within our industry
To help people access the right help when needed at the right time
To offer advice, support and raise awareness about mental health and emotional wellbeing in the ICT industry
To reflect the ethos and pressures in the telecoms industry
To recruit a network of associates who will offer local peer support
To promote genuine understanding of mental health issues and triggers