Tamworth based Apollo Roofing Solutions, a manufacturer of adhesives, liquid coatings, sealants, and primers for roofing system suppliers, is to appoint ten new mental health first aiders as part of its ongoing health and wellbeing support for employees. This announcement coincides with ‘World Mental Health Day’ which takes place on 10 October highlighting the need to raise awareness and remove the stigma associated with mental health.
Cathie Clarke, SPRA CEO said, “SPRA is proud to promote Apollo’s commitment to mental health awareness and support. Having recently become a mental health first aider myself, I am very pleased that Apollo have taken this important step to ensure that a significant number of their employees are now mental health first aiders. Everyone should be able to support their family, friends and colleagues as we will all experience mental health issues at some point in our lives. Being able to spot the signs, offer support and direct the person to appropriate forms of specialist help is vital to ensure a happy, productive and engaged workforce. Well done Apollo!”
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