Mental Health: We care!

It’s okay not to be okay… but a problem shared is a problem halved. A E Yates Group want to encourage all of our employees to open up about mental health to end the stigma. Did you know? 1 in 4 people struggle with mental health.

Our 14 trained mental health first aiders are here to help without judgement. You can reach out anonymously and all conversations are confidential. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, work stress, money worries, addiction issues or family problems we can help you.

How to spot signs of depression:

  • Low mood
  • No motivation
  • Lack of energy
  • Indecisive
  • Worrying/Anxiety
  • Moving or speaking more slowly than usual
  • Changes in appetite or weight (usually decreased, but sometimes increased)
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Avoiding contact with family/friends
  • Neglecting your hobbies and interests

How to seek help:

A E Yates can help our employees with support regarding: debt/financial management, depression, addiction problems and family matters. Email:

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can call for:

To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email

Mind has fantastic online resources Using this tool – Mind and they’re open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday: 0300 123 3393