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Participant and employer experiences of mental health support from Able Futures

Participant case studies

Able Futures helps Toni head out in a new direction

Working as a carer was only ever meant to be a stop-gap for media and culture graduate Toni Lawrence. But the 25-year-old from Leeds was experiencing anxiety due to her stressful job and the long hours she was working.

Nursing David back to good mental health

The 50-year-old nurse was working on a ward for elderly people when the Covid pandemic struck. Seeing so many people ill and dying from the virus, while trying to come to terms with the loss of his mum, took its toll.

Supporting Caitlin to overcome panic attacks and anxiety

Busy receptionist Caitlin, 32 from Wigan, was feeling overwhelmed and struggling to achieve a work-life balance.

Unlocking the door to happiness

Michelle Watkins felt that she had hit rock bottom. “My confidence had taken such a battering,” she revealed.

Helping someone who works to help and support others

Joe needed support and guidance on how to cope better with anxiety and subsequent stress in a high pressure job.

Helping Steph discover ways to feel happier at work

Engaging with Able Futures, which delivers the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service, has helped 29 year old Steph experience a rare ‘light-bulb’ moment.

Teaching Michelle how to support her mental health at work

Special needs teacher Michelle, from Bradford, feels much better equipped to deal with her worries and anxieties at work

Employer case studies

From NHS trusts to local authorities, higher education institutions to charities, Able Futures can give employers the toolkit they need to support their staff mental health. Read how Kellogg's, Camden Council, Together Trust and Footasylum are just some of the employers Able Futures is currently supporting.


Footasylum takes steps to support mental health with the help of Able Futures


While it’s a well-recognised fact that good days begin with a good breakfast, cereal giant 

Camden Council

Camden Council supports its staff for more enjoyable futures at work

Together Trust

Together Trust puts its trust in Able Futures for better mental health at work

Transport for London

TfL ensures no-one gets left behind when it comes to mental health with support from Able Futures.

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