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WSP shines a spotlight on Mental Health Awareness Week

 May 12, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week raises awareness of the impact of loneliness on our mental health and the practical steps we can take to address it.  

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, WSP addressed the importance of understanding how we can all play a part in reducing loneliness.

Read the lived experiences of WSP employees as they raise awareness of how we can all work to improve our mental health and support the wellbeing of others.

Understanding the importance of human connections

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Elissa Fletcher is a Proposals Manager and Mental Health First Aider at WSP who has personally experienced a sense of acute loneliness.

"Mental Health Awareness Week is really important for me. I truly understand the importance of human connections and encourage my colleagues to embrace time in the office as a chance to connect with others," saysElissa.

Accessing support for mental health through WSP

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Joanna Bateman is an Assistant Engineer at WSP whose experience with mental health challenges while working at WSP has shown her how her colleagues are "ready" and "willing" to do what they can to make it easier. 

"It's wonderful to have a work culture where you are listened to, taken seriously, and given access to appropriate help when it's needed," she explains.

Focusing on self-awareness and self-care

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Senior Engineer, Azu Hatch, shares her advice on how people can better their mental health and wellbeing.

"Self-awareness and self-care is about liking yourself enough to stay curious about what's going on in your head and body, checking in and making small changes over the course of any given day," explains Azu.

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WSP is a progressive employer whose leadership and employees help ensure time at work is happy and supported.

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