When the unimaginable happens the EIC are here to help. When Shane took his wife and two young daughters on holiday to Great Yarmouth he didn't expect to end up rushed to hospital with heart failure.

Our sector has one of the highest divorce rates of all industries with 69.8% of relationships ending in divorce. This is largely due to long hours, time away from home, infidelity or caring for a sick child or parent.

During Mental Health Awareness Week we launched our Virtual Mental Health Awareness Training Course which can be undertaken from your front room with just a device and internet connection.

We all understand that it is important to be able to be who you feel you are no matter who that person is. As our society evolves and perceptions change, the idea of being able to be who you want with no fear is now a reality for a lot of people. Although being part of the LGBTQ+ community is more commonplace than ever many individuals still struggle trying to find their own identity and establish who they are.

To keep our services available to the industry we rely on organisations to partner with the EIC and help promote our initiatives across the sector, by becoming an EIC champion organisation.

How has the lock-down got you feeling? We share our team's top tips you can use and ways to look after your wellbeing during lockdown.

Nobody is born wanting to hurt, harm, or neglect themselves. Nobody is born wanting to act against one’s own interests or to ignore their basic needs.

When you are going through a difficult time it is important to feel supported by those around you, whether that be your family, colleagues or health professionals. Trust is another essential part in helping those suffering from mental health problems to overcome these issues and ensure they can focus on a brighter future ahead.

We can give a hand-up to everyone in our industry.

Will you help us reach those in need? Learn how you can get involved.