At any moment, over 15% of people in the UK are suffering in work with symptoms of a mental health condition. That’s one in six of your people struggling—right now—to get through their workday, perhaps silently.
So it’s not a shock to learn that people with a mental health problem are three times more likely to take a long-term sickness absence, and that’s a clear problem for businesses—but there’s an answer…
The most successful employers in the public, private and non-profit sectors introduce a positive culture around mental health at work. Not only does it help their people, it also improves their organisation’s performance. Here’s how.
When you’re open about the importance of mental health, you help your employees’ emotional, psychological and social wellbeing through five clear benefits:
This one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies your employees as MHFA Champions, giving them:
Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental
An understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing
The course is delivered using a blend of interactive activities, videos, case studies and group discussion, to facilitate an engaging and thought-provoking session.
All delegates receive a certificate of attendance which is emailed along with further information and good practice guides to support their learning after the event.
09:00 – 17:00
This is an FAA accredited Adult Two Day Mental Health First Aid course; this course is always delivered by an experienced mental health approved Instructor. Both days are 9:00 – 17:00.
An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing.
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix.
We limit numbers to 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.