To lead effectively, leaders must have good mental health and wellbeing themselves.
Enabling and fostering wellbeing is the work of leaders. However, in order to lead effectively you must first ensure you are well yourself. The responsibility for this is shared with the individual as well as the system they work within.
The Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum have developed a programme to support leader wellbeing called Be Well to Lead Well:
Hear from a leader who has undergone the Be Well to Lead Well programme and what she learnt: