Our Work – what do we do?

  • We encourage and disseminate good practice on mental health care, workplace wellbeing and suicide prevention by identifying and collating good practice and then sharing it with relevant workplaces.

  • We contribute to populating the Mental Health pages on the IP (Intellectual Property) Inclusive website, including the development of a mental health policy template.
  • We work with IP Inclusive to deliver webinars for patent attorney and trade mark professionals.
  • We strongly believe that effectively trained Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) are an important part of promoting mental well-being in the workplace. We financially support the training of MHFAs in cases where there is no other sources of funding.
  • We work with other organizations and charities who broadly share our objectives. In particular, we are working in partnership with IP (Intellectual Property) Inclusive and Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.
  • We respond to invitations from organizations and companies, for example the Card Factory, EDF Energy, and Nottingham Trent University to work alongside them on mental health initiatives by sharing our story.
  • We give talks to community groups about the importance of mental health and well-being
  • We have an on-going relationship with Nottingham Forest Community Trust, the University of Nottingham Institute for Mental Health and others to achieve greater awareness of suicide risk in men and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues.
  • We work with the main provider of residential revision courses in the UK for patent trainees prior to professional exams. We provide resources specifically tailored to this group and give presentations at training about mental health.
  • We actively encourage supporters and others to become Mental Health Champions and signpost them to Time to Talk Time to Change website https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/.
  • We continue to develop a bank of professionally designed resources available in hard copy of in a pdf file. All our presentations, training and resources are free at the point of delivery.