Reflecting on Mental Health for Men
Reflecting On Mental Health for Men
We went into Mens Health Week at Merco with some trepidation - which may surprise you all to hear because as a healthcare business we should have something to shout about, share, or create engagement from…. Right??
So we thought until we discovered the facts about this years topic of mens mental health - we very quickly stopped looking outwards, and took a deep breath.
Rather than posting, promoting, sharing and tweeting away, we closed ourselves off a bit to talk to some of our Merco men instead… to check in, to make sure they are ok (whatever that really means) and to uncover our true behaviour as a healthcare business:
‘Only after checking we have a mentally healthy workplace - can we promote a culture that encourages important conversations’
We didn’t expect what happened next, but here it is. Having been at Merco for almost 7 years – Principal Consultant Andrew Brooks has agreed to share the conversations we had with him this week, and we hope you can all join us in being exceptionally proud of him for doing so...