Learning more about the menopause
- If you are struggling with symptoms of menopause or experiencing them before you are 45 years old, make an appointment to discuss this with your GP.
- #MakeMenopauseMatter petition and social media campaign
- Peer support groups and specialist organisations such as Menopause Support UK
- Wellbeing of Women website
- Journal article: Autistic women breaking the silence on menopause
- Meg Matthews’ website with her personal story and toolkits
- Meg Matthews’ article on transgender menopause
- TUC toolkit for menopause in the workplace (This includes guidance on page 12 about how the menopause can affect different people including transgender people.)
Knowing your rights around menopause in the workplace
- If you would like support, contact a workplace union such as Unison, TUC or Unite.
- Menopause in the Workplace website
- Information on Menopause Cafes
- ‘The Menopause at Work: A Practical Guide for People Managers’ by CIPD
- Online training from Menopause in the Workplace
Supporting your physical and mental health through the menopause
The below is advice taken from the full Menopause in the Workplace report, which you can read by clicking here.
- Reach out for help from your GP or from a specialist Menopause Advisor or peer group
- Eat well and stay hydrated
- Establish a routine which works for you
- Consider whether counselling and support may help. We offer affordable counselling to any woman who needs a bit of extra help. We also run a peer support group every Wednesday which is currently online. New members are always welcome!
- Keep moving with regular exercise. We’re currently offering free online yoga and keep fit classes which are listed here.
- Practise good sleep hygiene
- Give yourself a break – and regularly!
To find out more about our counselling service or peer support group, as well as to book onto our yoga or keep-fit classes please call our Reception on 07930825030 or email: [email protected] (Mon-Fri | 10am-2pm).