• Employee Wellbeing

    Employee Wellbeing

    Life can get complicated and just like your business or the business you work for, we can all do with a bit of support when challenges come along.  This page provides you with information about the free services you can approach at any time.
    This service is free for all County Durham SME’s and their employees.

    Workforce Mental Health

    Workforce mental health and wellbeing is important to those of us who work in the many businesses and organisations which are located here in County Durham. A framework has been developed supported by: North East England Chamber of Commerce, County Durham Economic Partnership, Federation of Small Businesses and Business Durham to highlight the actions that can be used to meet the challenges of good mental health.

    Read more here.

    PAM Assist

    Some events are less easy to predict and harder to handle, such as a death of a loved one or a serious illness. PAM Assist helps you cope with:

    Personal Crises

    • Divorce
    • Separation
    • Infertility
    • Miscarriage
    • Abuse
    • Anxiety disorders • Discrimination

    Illness

    • Understanding the diagnosis
    • Terminal illness
    • Losing a loved one
    • Funeral arrangements
    • Depression

    Family Crises

    • Support following a bereavement
    • Caring for relatives
    • Family conflict
    • Abuse
    • Mental health issues
    • Drug and alcohol abuse
    • Living with long term illness
    • Support following an accident
    • Telling the family
    • Addiction

    Through PAM Assist, you have telephone access to qualified advisers who are trained to help. Whether it’s to help you prepare for a challenge and gather essential information, or get some sound and confidential guidance on a life event that’s affecting you or your family, you should feel free to call us whenever you need to. We can help with both the expected challenges and the unexpected crises.

    Download the leaflets at the right for more information on how to access PAM Assist vis telephone, the website and the smartphone app.

    Confidential support 24/7 365 days a year

    Call PAM on 0808 1963863, or visit the website www.pamassist.co.uk