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14May

Mental Health Awareness Week & the deadly risk factor in construction that tops all others

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week we’re focusing on why the construction industry offers very stressful conditions whilst trying to deliver projects against a very difficult background. When errors happen, we don’t necessarily think of the people in our team and our thoughts can be consumed with worry about the immediate financial loss. When … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week & the deadly risk factor in construction that tops all others

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
17May

Watch our Mental Health Awareness Week Live-cast

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Marc Preston presents some truly thought-provoking statistics on stress in the construction industry, together with sound advice on how to improve profitability and create better mental health. This was our major contribution to the Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week, with a special 50 minute long live-cast … Continue reading Watch our Mental Health Awareness Week Live-cast

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
14May

Mental Health Awareness Week & why the construction industry needs to tackle Mental Health

The Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week is highlighting that over the last 12 months we’ve seen a variety of initiatives on the BBC, from organisations like Mates in Mind and even by the Royal Family’s Prince Harry that point to the need for male dominated industries like construction to change the way they … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week & why the construction industry needs to tackle Mental Health

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
14May

10 facts that will change the way you look after your construction workforce

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and to help bring the importance of this to your construction workforce, here’s our review of some of the top mental health related research statistics from the last 12 month and the impact on the construction industry. Plus what you can do to protect your construction business. 1. Time to … Continue reading 10 facts that will change the way you look after your construction workforce

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
14May

3 major threats to your construction projects (and how to avoid them)

Spotting signs of poor mental health is vital to reducing risk not just to the person affected, but everyone around them. It only takes seconds for a great project can turn into a disaster and there many threats that can trigger this. A key worker doesn’t turn up because of a hangover. A row breaks … Continue reading 3 major threats to your construction projects (and how to avoid them)

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
10May

Mental Health Week special live cast for construction companies

Join New Foundation Counselling’s Marc Preston, on the 15th of May during Mental Health Week for a special live-cast ‘How to support mental health in the work place’. Discover some of the ways his unique service is helping construction companies tackle this immense challenge and at the same time improve the performance of staff and … Continue reading Mental Health Week special live cast for construction companies

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
06Feb

UK Construction Week 2017

UK Construction Week 2017 has been and gone, and it’s been a wonderful experience. With special guests such as Kevin McCloud from Grand Designs, BBC Breakfast’s Steph McGovern and even the Dulux dog, the 3-day event was full of surprises

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
07Oct

Mates In Mind

Mates in Mind is a charitable programme designed to improve and promote positive mental health in construction. The “Mates in Mind” programme is an industry wide initiative which was launched by the Health in Construction

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
07Oct

Construction News – Mind Matters Campaign

Construction News has launched a national campaign to promote mental health awareness in 2017 with the launch of their editorial campaign, Mind Matters. A key aim of the campaign is to destigmatise mental health issues at work.

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New Foundation Counselling Blog
07Oct

Occupational Stress In The Construction Industry

Stephen Martin Director General of the Institute of Directors – has launched a mental health campaign to encourage their 30,000 director members to join the campaign to raise awareness of staff with mental health

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NEWS & EVENTS

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Welcome to our new website!

After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. We wanted a new website which will be more informative and better serve our clients, those accessing counseling services and

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19-Oct-2017

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Construction week NEC Birmingham

New Foundation Counselling will be represented at Construction week which commences on 10th October which is world mental health day.

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25-Oct-2017

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