International Disaster Expo 2018

We will be attending the International Security and Disaster Expo on the 28th and 29th November. Come and visit our stand and say hello. SafeHaven CISM team members will be manning the stand to talk all things trauma related: training, early mitigation, emergency response through to PTSD treatment options for recovery. Charlotte Copeland, our M.D., will also speaking in the International Crowd Safety Conference. Come say hello on our Stand…

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New Treatment Centre – Open Day

Having moved in to our new Centre, in Hazel Grove, Stockport, we would like to welcome you to visit us and take a look around at the new facilities. We will be open between 8am and 8pm, and we have complimentary tickets available through Eventbrite. Details will be here soon, we hope you can make it.

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SafeHaven 8 Week Mindfulness Group – Level 1

We are excited to announce a new SafeHaven Mindfulness Group. This is a structured programme, split into two 8 week courses (level 1 and level 2). Taking a trauma informed approach to mindfulness, this small group (maximum of 6 people) will learn week by week how to apply mindfulness in their everyday life, to manage stress and help reduce anxiety and increase wellbeing. Mindfulness is simply about awareness. It is…

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Emergency Services Show

We will be attending the Emergency Services Show at the NEC on the 19th and 20th Sept. Come and visit our stand and say hello. SafeHaven CISM team members will be manning the stand to talk all things trauma related: training, early mitigation, emergency response through to PTSD treatment options for recovery. Come and say hello – we will be on Stand C45.

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Trauma Summit 2018

The Trauma Summit brings together specialists in psychological trauma from around the globe. If you are visiting, come and say hello as we have a stand at the conference. Our Managing Director, Charlotte Copeland, and Clinical Director , Dr Nikki Kiyimba, will be on-hand to ‘talk trauma’ and answer any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Enterprise Travel Risk 2018 – Beyond Duty of Care

Safehaven Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be attending Pear Insights, Enterprise Travel Risk 2018 – Beyond Duty of Care event at the Montcalm Hotel in Marble Arch London on Tuesday 05th June 2018. We have a stand in the main conference reception and our very own Charlotte Copeland will be presenting to the delegates at 14:35 – The Clock is Ticking. Reaching Your Travellers Quickly Following Psychological Trauma.

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Supporting colleagues with a mental health diagnosis

You are likely to be providing the soft skills essential to support your team. However, it might be helpful to develop a process and recognise your own limitations as continuously supporting those who are struggling can at times become draining. It’s important you are looking after your mental health whilst in this supportive role.   How do you offer support? Arrange regular one to one’s – check on where how…

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Developing a culture to include Mental Health

Workplace Culture starts with leadership from the top, rippling down. It’s crucial for managers to incorporate an open approach when talking mental health. Suggestions for introducing within the workplace: Start to discuss mental health within team meetings. Include mental health within the organisation health and wellbeing policy Backing up with a message the ‘support will be offered rather than discrimination’ ‘Mental health will be treated as important as physical health’…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Today marks the first day of national ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’. This year is focused on work-related stress. At SafeHaven CISM our focus is on helping employees and employers create a mentally healthy workforce, in which every single person feels safe, supported and valued. Throughout this week, we will be discussing a range of useful information, guidance, tips, and support on how a safe workplace can be achieved. Feeling overwhelmed…

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Top Tips for Managing Fatigue

When an individual has experienced a traumatic event, or a critical incident (any event that causes unusually strong emotional reactions) the strong reactions they can induce have the potential to interfere with their ability to function and go about their daily life, in a ‘normal’ way. One of these abilities could be a severe increase in tiredness and fatigue. Most of the time fatigue is commonly related to stress, grief…

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