Mental health toolkit for project managers

The project management profession often deals with fast paced, dynamic workloads, and the need for mental health and wellbeing support for project managers is greater than ever. 


Mental health toolkit for project managers

The project management profession often deals with fast paced, dynamic workloads, and the need for mental health and wellbeing support for project managers is greater than ever. 


The importance of health and wellbeing conversations in project management

FEATURED BLOG 

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the importance of health and wellbeing in the workplace in an unprecedented way, and highlighted the importance of the line manager relationship and wellbeing conversations.

This is a great benefit to the project management community and our workplaces.

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The wellbeing of project professionals

FEATURED REPORT

Project-based work can be frenetic, fast-paced and dynamic. While you might enjoy the feeling of responsibility and urgency this creates, it’s all too easy for the pressure to change from something that drives you to something that risks overwhelming you.

This PDF guide from APM explores the unique challenges faced by project managers and where certain areas of stress might lie.

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 Watch wellbeing tips for project managers


Explore our resources below for useful advice and practical tips for you, your team, and your organisation.


Practical advice and tips for individuals and teams



Five simple ways project managers can manage their mental health


Resilience: how to identify it and how to embed it


How project managers can look after their mental health in trying times


Six ways project managers can manage stress


Under pressure? A ‘can-do’ attitude might be causing you more harm than good


Recognising the importance of wellbeing



Watch - How wellbeing is the key to unlocking performance


Why kindness is important in managing a project team


Are project managers lonely?


Mental health must be top of mind


The problem of hidden burnout on projects


Burnout – the mission statement (and what happened after my redundancy)


Ideas to improve workplace culture



What is the relationship between managing change, stress and men and women’s mental health in projects?


Sellafield’s mental health first approach to construction projects


Mental Health at work

Find more resources on mental health

APM in partnership with Mind

Now, the website Mental Health at Work, which is curated by Mind, has published an online toolkit in partnership with APM that contains lots more useful resources and downloads on topics such as resilience, coping with change and advice on remote working. 

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