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The advent of Covid-19 has shone a light on mental health. With employees working from home or furloughed, the absence of face-to-face human interaction will be difficult for some to deal with. Just as we must take new steps to ensure our employees are safe and protected as and when they return to work, so we have a duty of care towards the wellbeing of those who are absent from the workplace. Our approach to mental health should be the same as any other health condition within the workplace. 

We're now bringing our Mental Health courses online to enable employers to maintain their duty of care and support for employees. Content has been amended to account for the remote status of employees and the need for managers to use online conferencing platforms to contact their team members.

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Mental Health First Aiders

Next Courses:

2 day training - £300 (+VAT) per person. Talk to us about a price for in-house courses
Delegates will understand the factors that affect wellbeing and mental health, and gain the skills to recognise the signs of mental illness. With this knowledge and skillset, Mental Health First Aiders can then have discrete conversations and signpost colleagues towards appropriate support.

What you’ll learn
• What is First Aid for Mental Health
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice & starting a conversation
• Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs & alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

At the end of the two days, delegates will achieve a First Aid Award Level 3 in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health.

Who should attend
This is for mental health champions in the workplace and for line managers and team leaders - these can either be a nominated employee or member of management.

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Managers & Mental Health

Next Courses:

1 day training - £180 (+VAT) per person, or £1500 (+VAT) for up to 12 delegates in-house
This course is designed to increase individual manager's awareness of Mental Health in the workplace and how to identify the signs a team member who may be suffering could display. The course covers signs and symptoms of the more common mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression as well as looking at the stigma surrounding them. The course then focuses on how you as a manager hold a conversation with someone who may be struggling including ideas for conversation starters and the UK legislation that you should be aware of.

What you’ll learn
• About Mental Health First Aid
• About mental health and stress in the workplace
• Stigma & discrimination
• Depression
• Anxiety disorders
• Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
• Early warning signs of mental ill health
• How to manage Mental Health in the workplace
   - Mentally Healthy – maintain well being and work life balance
   - Mentally Unwell and absent – processes to follow
   - Mentally Unwell in work – how to support them and the business

At the end of the day, delegates will achieve a First Aid Award Level 2 in First Aid Mental Health.

Who should attend
Team leaders, management & senior management within all sizes of organisation

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Mental Health Awareness

1/2 day training for up to 12 delegates - £750 (+ VAT) or 2 half-day sessions for £1250 (+VAT). 

We also run a half-day Mental Health Awareness course. This is a 4-hour session to raise awareness of wellbeing and mental health, and for delegates to learn how to recognise and look after their own mental health.

What you’ll learn
• Mental Health and Wellbeing
• The Mental Health Continuum
• Stigma and myth around Mental Health
• Stress, anxiety and depression
• Overview of other Mental Health conditions
• Early warning signs and where to go for support
• Wellbeing plan

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