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SOM "Basics in OH" webinar series - 2. Mental Health at work

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Summary: 

This webinar is the second in our series on "Basics in OH" and will provide an overview of mental health at work. Topics covered will include: what sorts of mental health problems commonly affect the workforce; the difference between mental ill-health and burnout; the impact of social support and supervision at work; • strategic approaches to improving mental health at work [i.e. primary/secondary/tertiary prevention] and how can occupational health professionals support workers’ mental health and when to refer to a specialist.

There will be plenty of time for questions, so do come along.to learn more.

Speaker: Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health

Professor Neil Greenberg is a consultant academic, occupational and forensic psychiatrist based at King’s College London. Neil served in the United Kingdom Armed Forces for more than 23 years and has deployed, as a psychiatrist and researcher, to a number of hostile environments including Afghanistan and Iraq. At King’s Neil leads on a number of military mental health projects and is a principal investigator within a nationally funded Health Protection Research unit. He is a past chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) Special Interest Group in Occupational Psychiatry and led the World Psychiatric Association position statement on mental health in the workplace. Neil has published more than 350 scientific papers and book chapters and has been the Secretary of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the President of the UK Psychological Trauma Society and Specialist Advisor to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. During the COVID19 pandemic, Neil worked closely with various government organisations and published widely on psychological support for healthcare, and other key workers. As well as running March on Stress Ltd, a psychological health consultancy, Neil is a trustee with the Society and Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

Chair: Professor Kaveh Asanati

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February 19th, 2024 4:00 PM   to   5:00 PM
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