Mental Health

#IAMWHOLE: BrewDog launch alcohol-free beer alongside charity campaign to raise awareness of ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder' (SAD)

BrewDog launches charity beer SAD AF

By Rebecca Weller

BrewDog has partnered with #IAMWHOLE to launch an alcohol-free charity beer, SAD AF, as part of a mental health campaign to encourage men to talk to friends and family about depression and has pledged to donate 100% of the profits into mental health research....

Natural high: Drug and alcohol use is cultural to catering, said operators (Getty/ South_agency)

Have you seen evidence of drug use at work? Tell us now

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Addiction in hospitality is nothing new. In 2011, research by The Insider showed chefs were nearly twice as likely to be addicted to alcohol and drugs than the average person and, in 2017, Gordon Ramsay described cocaine as the industry’s “dirty little...

Taking care: Nobody needs to struggle alone (Getty/ Aleli Dezmen)

Has your mental health suffered at work? Tell us about it

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The hospitality sector has a mental health problem, with approximately three out of five hospitality workers struggling with a mental health issue in their career, according to Hospitality Action's Mental Health Survey 2020. Vote in our poll to tell...

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 29

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: tackling mental health

By Ed Bedington

With stress a major factor in running pubs under the current restrictive regime, the team take a look at mental wellbeing, from both operators own, through to how to ensure you’re staying on top of helping staff with their mental health, with some great...

Lockdown support: the Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) saw a 218% increase in those asking for help in 2020, compared to the previous year. (image: fizkes, Getty Images)

Demand for trade charity services trebled in 2020

By Emily Hawkins

The number of people seeking support from the Licensed Trade Charity more than trebled during the past year as the pandemic took its toll on those working in the sector.