Mental Wellbeing - Various Speakers

Industry Spotlight on Mental Wellbeing

The mental wellbeing programme will shed light on key principles behind successful mental wellbeing outcomes but also practical insights and good practice from mental health leaders and researchers. The industry strategy to improve mental wellbeing will be shared and discussed, followed by a reflection on the importance of data in developing evidence-based policies and procedures. You will hear about how a successful rail industry peer support programme has been created at Southeastern, followed by a panel discussion on what companies should consider to ensure they provide adequate and safe peer support.

Mental wellbeing in rail: what is the industry’s strategy

David Statham – Managing Director, Southeastern Railway

Using evidence to help people thrive at work

Paul Farmer CBE – Chief Executive Officer, Mind

Mental health advocates: from concept to evaluation

Lee Wolcott-Ellis from Southeastern

How can companies provide adequate peer support?

Aedrian Bekker, The Centre for Aviation Psychology

Neil Greenberg, TRiM

Stephan Bevan, The Institute for Employment Studies

Related RSSB resource links: 

Rail Specific Resources to help with Peer Support

How can you Equip Yourself to Better Handle Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace?