Learn About Mental Heath Speakers
Mental Health speakers can address the topic from a number of different angles. They could be neuroscientists, behavioural scientists or psychologists who offer practical insights to improve their audience’s wellbeing based on scientific understanding.
Alternatively, they could be individuals such as sports figures, adventurers or campaigners, who can tell an inspirational story about how they have overcome adversity in their lives to become more resilient and grow.
In either case, though, what is important is that the event attendees feel they have been empowered to make positive changes in their own lives as a result of attending the session.
Can A Mental Health Speaker Add Value To Your Event?
By bringing in a mental health speaker tailored to the needs of your audience, your organisation can positively impact its workplace culture, employee well-being and overall productivity.
Better Engagement: Addressing mental health openly in your organisation, including issues such as stress management, resilience-building and prioritising mental wellness, can lead to happier, more engaged and productive employees.
Reducing Stigma: Encouraging open discussions about mental health through a speaker’s insights can help break down stigmas. Employees may feel more comfortable seeking help and support without fear of judgment, fostering a more supportive workplace environment.
Improved Workplace Culture: By promoting mental health awareness and providing tools for managing mental well-being, businesses can create a more supportive and empathetic workplace culture. This can lead to increased morale, stronger team dynamics and better collaboration.
Increased Productivity: When employees feel supported and empowered to manage their mental health, they often exhibit higher levels of focus, creativity and productivity.
Reduced Absenteeism and Turnover: Proactively addressing mental health concerns can potentially decrease absenteeism and turnover rates, saving your organisation time and resources.
Meeting Employee Needs: Acknowledging and addressing mental health concerns shows that the company values the holistic well-being of its employees, which can enhance loyalty and morale.
Popular Mental Health Topics
At VBQ, we’re proud to work with some of the world’s most sought-after experts who can mental health from a variety of perspectives to benefit your organisation. These include:
Strategies for recognising and managing stress in the workplace including mindfulness techniques, time management, and setting boundaries.
Techniques to develop resilience in the face of challenges, fostering adaptability and perseverance.
Tips and practices for maintaining a healthy balance between professional responsibilities and personal life to prevent burnout.
Understanding and improving emotional intelligence to enhance communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
Mental Health Awareness
An overview of common mental health conditions, their signs, and how to create a supportive environment for those affected.
Practical methods for coping with stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges in the workplace.
Mindfulness and Well-being
Introducing mindfulness practices and techniques for promoting overall well-being and mental clarity.
Effective communication strategies that support positive interactions, minimize conflicts, and encourage a supportive workplace culture.
Leadership and Mental Health
Guidance for leaders on recognising and supporting the mental health needs of their teams, fostering a mentally healthy work environment.
Self-Care and Self-Compassion
Encouraging self-care practices and cultivating self-compassion to enhance mental health and resilience.
How To Book A Mental Health Speaker
At VBQ, we use our decades of experience in the speaking industry to help you find the best expert speakers for your conferences.
If you’re looking to book a mental health speaker for your event, here’s an outline of how the process typically works:
(i) The client presents VBQ with a brief including event location, topic and budget.
(ii) VBQ makes keynote speaker recommendations from its global network and additional research, including biographies, video clips, fees and expenses. These recommendations usually include 10-15 candidates. If none of these candidates are suitable, we provide additional recommendations. We never charge a fee for making recommendations.
(iii) VBQ helps the client narrow these recommendations to a shortlist of 3-5 candidates. We then check their availability.
(iv) The client confirms which of the available shortlist they would like to book.
(v) VBQ draws up the contracts for the booking.
(vi) Once contracts have been executed, VBQ works with the client to ensure the logistics and briefing run smoothly, and that the speaker is all set to deliver a great performance!