The Malta Independent 11 August 2022, Thursday

Richmond Foundation recognises Melita’s efforts to promote mental health awareness

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 12:57 Last update: about 13 days ago

Melita Limited is now recognised as a Certified Mental Heath First Aider Skilled Workplace and has been awarded the Gold Award by the Richmond Foundation. The certification was awarded for the work done by Melita to promote mental health awareness, including the provision of free access to the Richmond Foundation's Health Minds Programme to all Melita employees.

Jaqueline Abela, Head of Human Resources at Melita Limited, said, "The Richmond Foundation's Healthy Minds Programme provides support through qualified therapists, counsellors and psychologists to anyone who feels the need to reach out for help in a completely confidential manner. This service, which is available to all Melita employees, together with the Mental Health First Aider training which the Foundation has provided to our staff, is central to our ongoing efforts to ensure a healthy and inclusive environment in which everyone can develop. Having our efforts recognised by the Richmond Foundation inspires us to keep doing more."

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The Richmond Foundation is Malta's leading mental health charity, providing support to anyone experiencing problems and the people around them. The organisation also works to stamp out stigma around mental health through education and the promotion of mental wellbeing. Anyone who feels they need help can contact the Foundation on 1770. More information is available at https://www.richmond.org.mt/.


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