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Ben launches new SilverCloud programmes for younger people

Today, automotive charity Ben is launching a new range of programmes on SilverCloud, its digital mental health and wellbeing platform, that are specially tailored to help younger automotive people aged 16 years+. Completely free for anyone who works, or has

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A focus on depression

By Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben An estimated 264 million people worldwide* are affected by depression and it’s one of the most common mental health issues faced by people in the UK. Depression can affect anyone at

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Ben launches fast-track access to digital mental health platform

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Today on Blue Monday, Ben is launching fast-track access to its digital mental and wellbeing platform, offering immediate support to those in need. On a day hailed as the most depressing of the year, Ben is giving automotive people the

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Ben is increasing its mental health services for automotive industry people

Ben is extending mental health services to respond to growing need New digital services will enable Ben to support more people with mental health issues Ben’s online self-help, digital platform, telephone and face-to-face mental health services offer individuals more choice

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Supporting the emotional wellbeing of employees throughout their careers

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By Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben It is important to recognise that the term ‘wellbeing’ can mean something different to each one of us, because we are all different; this can make wellbeing seem complex and difficult to define.

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Managing employee anxiety in the workplace

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By Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben Anxiety is one of the top reasons why people contact Ben for support and we are seeing an increase in calls about mental health issues each year. With that in mind,

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Supporting the emotional wellbeing of employees throughout their careers

Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben

Our Health & Wellbeing Director, Rachel Clift, has just been featured in Employee Benefits magazine talking about supporting the emotional wellbeing of employees throughout their careers. Rachel says: “Laying the foundations of trust and respect are paramount. We are human,

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Ben’s comment on the Budget 2018

Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben

Rachel Clift, Health & Wellbeing Director at Ben, commented on the 2018 budget announcement this week: “It’s promising to see the latest budget is very focused on mental health and we’re particularly thrilled to see an extra £2bn being allocated

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Freddie Hunt: “Stress and being under pressure were the biggest things for me… and I couldn’t deliver”

Freddie Hunt with Havoline products on work bench

We spoke to professional racing car driver and presenter, Freddie Hunt, and asked him about his experience of stress as part of his job, bereavement after the loss of his racing legend father and bullying. In your racing career what

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