Action for Children Wales has signed the Time to Change Wales pledge on World Mental Health Day to demonstrate the charity’s commitment to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace in Wales and ensure employees who are facing these problems feel supported.
The team in the Cardiff HQ got together to drink tea, eat cake and read some ‘prescription poetry’ as Brigitte Gater, National Director Wales signed the pledge on behalf of the charity in the principality.
Brigitte said: ‘I lead a charity where the mental health and wellbeing of our children, young people and their families is front and centre of everything we do. It’s therefore critical as an organisation we demonstrate that same commitment to our workforce and do everything possible to reduce stigma around mental health issues in the workplace.
‘I’m delighted to sign the Time to Change Wales pledge on World Mental Health Day and signal to all our staff in Wales that we live our values as an employer. We are glad to be joining a host of other organisations in signing this pledge and actively working through the action plan to actively promote better mental health in our place of work.’
Lowri Wyn Jones, Progamme Manager for Time to Change Wales, said: ‘We are delighted that Action for Children Wales have signed the pledge with Time to Change Wales, we are looking forward to working with them and supporting them across all of their services.’
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