Guides and other resources to support mental health

Looking after your mental wellbeing at work.
A supplementary guide for paralegals, business support staff in the Intellectual Property profession and those who manage them.

The digital guide covers:

  • What motivates us and why it matters
  • Setting healthy workplace boundaries
  • How to say ‘no’ well
  • Managing difficult conversations
  • Communication skills for managers
  • Workplace wellbeing tips


This online guide can be viewed here

Advancing the mental health and wellbeing agenda:
A guide for senior leaders in the intellectual property profession

The guide covers:

  • Creating a mentally healthy workplace
  • Mental health challenges for patent and trademark professionals
  • Looking after your own mental health as a leader
  • How to have a conversation around mental health
  • Implementing effective strategies to support mental health

This guide can be downloaded here. Or get in touch if you would like a hard copy.

Protecting your mental health and wellbeing: a guide for patent and trademark attorneys

The guide covers:

  • Recognising the early signs of stress and related conditions
  • Identifying the main causes of workplace stress
  • Advice on keeping well and maintaining positive mental health
  • What to do if you’re struggling
  • How to help others
  • Useful resources and where to find help

This guide can be downloaded here. Or get in touch if you would like a hard copy.

Protecting your mental health - A practical guide for postgraduate research students in STEM

The guide covers:

  • Taking preventative measures to look after yourself
  • Keeping motivated and managing criticism and feedback
  • Combatting unhelpful behaviours or thinking patterns
  • What to do when self-care is not enough
  • Talking about your mental health
  • Managing challenges

Created by Jonathan’s Voice in collaboration with the Charlie Waller Trust, one of the UK’s most respected mental health charities.

The Guide is free to download from here or the Charlie Waller Trust website. Hard copies are also available. Please get in touch if you would like a copy.