Supporting a Healthy Mind

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At Vextrix, we believe everyone should be able to bring their whole self to work. Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society, in particular within the construction industry where it has been described as ‘the silent epidemic’.

We want to manage health and wellbeing proactively, minimise the impact of mental ill health on our business and our people, and promote and maintain a healthy workplace.

We are pleased to announce that, Michelle Cottam, our CDM Consultant – Principal Designer, has recently qualified as a Mental Health First Aider through MHFA England.

Michelle adds “In the work place we need to break down the barriers and stigma relating to mental health issues.

As a Mental Health First Aider I can now identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue. I will be able to empower them to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of their symptoms.”