Workplace Mental Health Awareness

This Mental Health Awareness Course provides participants with comprehensive knowledge and confidence of how to support, recognise and sign post a person in the workplace who is suffering with mental ill health.

Course Overview

This one day course provides participants with a deeper understanding of what mental health is and what factors and triggers can affect wellbeing in the workplace. The course teaches delegates practical skills to recognise their own triggers, including how to manage stress in the workplace. It also provides delegates with an understanding of mental health conditions and confidence to support individual who are struggling with these.

This course is aimed at those who want to gain the necessary skills to have an open conversation and recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues. It further provides skills to support an individual who is contemplating suicide through raising awareness of factors that contribute to suicidal thoughts and highlighting what techniques can be used to manage these.

It also looks at legislation around mental health, applying awareness and strategies to normalise mental health and wellbeing in the workplace in order to reduce stigma and discrimination. The course will consider promoting recovery, social inclusion and the factors that can put an individual at greater risk of ill mental health.

Course Agenda

 This course provides delegates with an understanding of common mental health illnesses and the confidence to promote mental health awareness in the workplace, alongside supporting any staff or colleagues.

This course will cover:

  • Introduction and housekeeping
  • Models of recovery
  • The Mental Health Continuum
  • Positive and negative language towards mental health conditions – stigma
  • Hope and recovery
  • Mental health and mental ill health
  • Mental health conditions: suicide, anxiety, depression and suicide – spotting signs symptoms and considerations to the risks factors
  • Legislation around mental health
  • Selfcare and coping strategies – Guest appearance of Meditation Practitioner who will do a 10-minute meditation exercise
  • Supporting and signposting someone suffering with a mental health condition.
  • Normalising mental Health

Course Content

 By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Recognise signs of mental ill health, including symptoms of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts
  • Foster self- belief to personal recovery
  • Identify sources of support

 The Business Benefit

  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health in the workplace
  • Self awareness of mental health and what techniques can be used to improve this, including providing fire tips on how to manage stress whilst at work.

Your Course Tutor 

Our Trainers are all Mental Health First Aid Trained through MHFA England, with experience of training companies in England. They are made up of a selection of work coaches and managers within a variety of industries. All our trainers have a very empathic and understanding approach towards mental health, with extensive knowledge and experience which they are able to share with delegates.

Currently there are no confirmed dates available for this course. Call our training team on 01905 673611 for more information.

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