mental health training
how we can help...
We’re experts in delivering mental health training and workshops that can help your organisation and your staff to thrive. Mental health problems can be very prominent within the UK workforce and have a severe impact on the working life of individuals. Alongside our renowned puppy therapy events, we offer mental health training through a range of bespoke tailored and MHFA England accredited courses.
Ill mental health doesn't just impact the individual, it is costing the UK economy £117 billion every year, according to The Health Foundation’s latest study. That’s the equivalent of 5% of UK GDP!
how can mental health training help my business?
The truth is that issues surrounding employee mental health can affect a company’s culture, its reputation and its productivity; in some cases, it can lead to them losing some of their top talent. This is why UK businesses are taking proactive action and making employee mental health a priority. Across the board, organisations are recognising the benefits of mental health training and seeking out innovative and flexible partners to help deliver their strategies.
It’s all about putting your own life jacket on first, so we’ll start this half-day workshop by giving you an introduction to looking after your mental health. As part of showing you how to ‘Be Mental Health Aware’, we’ll also teach you about some of the common mental health issues and show you how you can proactively challenge stigma. At the end of the course, you’ll have the tools to be able to carry out an active mental health role and support someone who is experiencing a mental health issue.
Gain a better understanding of mental health issues as an ‘MHFA Champion’. This day-long course will give you the skills to spot any signs of mental ill-health and the tools to support positive wellbeing in your working environment and beyond. The expertise developed in this session will empower you to advocate for mental health awareness. As an MHFA Champion, you will be able to use your skills to create a culture of wellbeing in your workplace.
Mental Health First Aiders play a crucial role in the workplace. This two-day course will teach you a range of skills to be able to play a key part in shaping your organisation’s approach to wellbeing. We’ll teach you how to support colleagues who are experiencing mental health issues. You’ll also develop non-judgemental listening skills and learn how to support a person in distress. Following this course, you’ll know how to spot signs and identify triggers of mental health issues.
As an experienced Mental Health First Aider or Champion for your organisation, you understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh - and so do we! That’s why we offer refresher training. This four-hour session can be completed online or face to face and is designed to bring you up to speed with current issues and practices. Update your skills, gain an understanding of the current climate and explore current strategies and best practices. You’ll come away from this experience with increased confidence that you are capable of delivering the best possible mental health provision in your organisation.
Place wellbeing at the centre of your leadership and develop the skills to make it a natural part of your management style. Study this day-long course in person or online to fit around your schedule and gain the confidence to be able to inspire and support your employees. Throughout the course, you will learn how to identify when staff might be struggling with their mental health and how to deal with situations proactively and appropriately when they arise. We’ll give you the tools, tips and knowledge to be able to promote healthy performance throughout your organisation.
Our virtual masterclasses are an accessible way to engage your staff wherever they’re located. These hour-long sessions are held over Zoom and can be accessed individually using bespoke logins. We have a range of subjects which means that you can choose the topics that are most relevant to your organisation and your people. As part of the topic talk, we also build in a Q&A session at the end which enables staff to feel fully engaged and helps them to come away from the session with a better understanding of the topic discussed.
Fill in your details to get more information about how our mental health courses can support your business. All courses are subject to availability and we are proud to offer a dedicated aftercare service to suit your needs.