SFE YP Event | In conversation with Julie-Ann Murphy of SAMH

Date: Monday 10 May

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join Milly Dent, Chair of the Scottish Financial Enterprise Young Professionals, in conversation with Julie-Ann Murphy, Head of HR at SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health). Julie-Ann will be answering questions on the important of mental health in the workplace and what really positive well-being can look like. This event coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week and will be the first of a range of resources and events hosted by SFE YP.
Julie-Ann is Head of Human Resources at SAMH where she leads HR Service Delivery through a team of Business Partners and Advisers. With a strategic remit for the delivery of organisation development priorities, the team lead on staff engagement and culture, wellbeing, recruitment, workforce development, reward, organisation design, leadership capability and change management.
With over 20 years’ experience working in financial services (Standard Life, Bank of New York and NatWest), Julie-Ann has delivered lasting change across key people and strategic themes, improving workplaces at an individual and organisational level. Outside of work, Julie-Ann is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of a gymnastics charity, delivers wellbeing and mindset coaching and leads discussion groups in her role as an official Psychologies Magazine Ambassador.  Julie-Ann is a recognised speaker on the importance of creating mentally healthy workplaces and a regular contributor to media and press articles on the topic.
Who are SAMH?
  • Established in 1923,  they are Scotland’s largest mental health charity dedicated to good mental health and wellbeing for all.
  • Working to break down the stigma attached to mental health.
  • Delivering 60 services across Scotland mix of traditional services e.g. care homes and more diverse services around SP and Distress Brief Intervention/Workplace. Wellbeing/Physical Activity and Sport and CYP.
  • SAMH host National Programmes like See me (Anti Stigma) and Respect me (anti bullying).
  • Their fundraising team work hard to ensure that SAMH continually develop and deliver on a  range of diverse services for people with MH issues.
  • They campaign to ensure the voices of those with MH issues are heard.
  • They work with other organisations and workplaces to broaden awareness of importance of workplace wellbeing, delivering training and helping create mentally healthy workplaces.
Mental Health Resources

Please note, if you are concerned about anything related to mental health there are several resources you can take a look at right now:
  • SAMH website
  • SeeMe website
  • The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day in full confidence: Call 116 123 (for free) or email jo@samaritans.org.uk
  • Other resources can be found here
Please register using the link below. Joining details will be sent in advance of the webinar.