• Officer Down: Police under Attack

    On the streets of Britain a police officer is attacked every 20 minutes. Last Monday Channel 4’s Dispatches investigated the devastating impact it’s having on their mental health, with our client’s Police Care UK & Jessica Miller interviewed. With 1 in 5 officers and staff having some form of PTSD,Read More

  • GroceryAid

    CiC is proud to announce a new Critical Incident service partnership with GroceryAid, ‘the national charity that helps people across the whole of the grocery industry – from the largest factory through the supply chain, to the smallest store’. Funded by The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust, the service will provideRead More

  • International Fathers’ Mental Health Day

    Following on from World Maternal Mental Health Day on 1 May, we turn to International Fathers’ Mental Health Day. Men’s health – both physical and mental – is a vitally important area for employers to consider. Some of the statistics are worrying: By the year 2020, a shocking 80 percentRead More

  • What CiC Got Up To: Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

    Mental Health Awareness Week took place between 13 – 19 May 2019, and this years’ theme was “Body Image: how we think and how we feel.” CiC are experts in employee wellbeing, offering a range of UK and International EAP services, as well as more specialist services such as peerRead More

  • CiC Attend EAEF Conference

    This year senior staff at CiC are attending the XVIII EAEF (Employee Assistance European Forum) Conference in Paris on 13 & 14 June. Kevin Vallis, Head of Strategic Relations and President Elect of EAEF, will be present alongside CEO CiC and past EAEF President, Kate Nowlan. Amour – what’s loveRead More

  • Effects On Jurors After Dealing With Traumatic Cases

    A high court judge and senior barrister have recently warned of the serious effects that exposure to traumatic material can have on jurors. Chris Henley QC, Chair of the Criminal Barr Association, said “People who are whisked out of their normal lives and confronted with very traumatic stories and eventsRead More

  • Health and Wellbeing at Work

    On Tuesday 5th March CiC attended the Health & Wellbeing at Work conference. It was a great opportunity to catch up with some of our customers and to keep abreast of what is happening in the world of workplace wellbeing. Health and Wellbeing at Work is the UK’s leading forumRead More

  • The Importance Of Sleep

    March 15th is World Sleep Day – Designed to raise awareness of sleep as a human privilege that is often compromised by the habits of modern life. The aim is to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of poor sleep. It is heldRead More

  • CiC CEO Kate Nowlan will be speaking at SXSW

    We are excited to announce that CiC Employee Assistance CEO, Kate Nowlan, has been selected to speak this Friday, March 8th at the 2019 SXSW Conference, leading the panel for “Frontline to Newsroom: Journalist Mental Health.” The discussion will cover the conflict and human misery that can occur, even justRead More

  • Healthy Relationships

    For many of us our most important relationship is with our significant other. As with speaking to peers at work, communication is key to a strong and resilient relationship at home. On our online employee support platform, WellOnline, CiC have a wide selection of helpsheets that address a range ofRead More

  • Mental Health Champions

    As we know from Time to Talk Day, sometimes it is easier to talk to an understanding peer about stressful or traumatic experiences than to a professional and this can be an invaluable first step to seeking expert psychological help at a later stage if indicated. The benefits of trainedRead More

  • Time to Talk Day 2019

    At CiC, we strongly believe that speaking with colleagues about mental health can improve your life at work and at home. When we speak to a peer we are engaging with someone who has similar experience and may be able to encourage looking at difficult situations from a different perspective.Read More