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Support your employees' mental health and wellbeing

What is Thrive at Work?

Our Thrive at Work programme supports business leaders with the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce.

We have a variety of easy access tools and resources to help you apply best practice. We can also support you with the Mental Health at Work Commitment and Mental Health Work Standards.

Wellness Action Plans

Wellness Actions Plans (WAPs) are an easy, practical way of helping your colleagues and direct reports to support their own mental health at work.


View guides and templates

Mental Health at Work

The Mental Health at Work Commitment and Standards give employers a simple framework to support their employees, helping you make a long-term impact on your staff's wellbeing.

Further support from the FSB

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) provides lots of advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed through their Wellbeing Hub.

Visit FSB Wellbeing Hub

Further mental health support services

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Suicide awareness training

This training gives you a better understanding of the signs to look out for and skills are required to approach someone you think is struggling. Take it today, it can take as little as 5 minutes and you could save a life.

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Impact of pandemic

Covid-19 Psychological First Aid

Get psychological first aid training and help people with different needs to cope with the emotional impact of Covid-19.

Talking therapy

24/7 Support & Connect

An immediate emotional and practical support helpline provided by the NHS. It's a free, confidential 24/7 line for people who live in Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Call 0800 0126549.

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Mental health support for frontline workers

Our Frontline

Our Frontline offers round-the-clock one-to-one mental health support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.

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Keep moving

Physical activity

Active workplaces are healthier, happier and more productive, with less stress, lower absence and better performance.​ Now more than ever, being active is vital for the health of your people and your business. ​

Please visit Active Workplaces to receive support from your local Active Partnership, Wesport.

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Peer Support

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 49. In the UK, approximately three-quarters of all suicides are male.

The Talk Club is a talking and listening community for men. It's a support network to keep mentally fit and healthy.

Talk Club is now meeting virtually - join now and start sharing.

More resources

We've rounded up further support and guidance on supporting your employees’ mental wellbeing.

Mental Health Foundation toolkit

The Mental Health Foundation has information on how you can support yourself and colleagues.




Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Mind Charity has published some useful advice and guidance available here suggesting some simple things individuals can do.

Desk-based exercises

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has produced a list of great desk-based exercises which you can find on this live link.

Being kind to yourself

Visit the NHS One You website for home exercises and an app to download for advice on physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

Our partners

The Thrive at Work West of England programme is delivered by the West of England Combined Authority in partnership with Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council, South Gloucestershire Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council.

Thanks also to the contribution from the businesses involved in the Thriving at Work Bristol programme and the Covid-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Group.