Why choose this course?
Mental Health Awareness training is our entry level course to learn more about mental health and how it affects ourselves and other around us. It’s often useful for workforces who come into contact with the customers or clients on a regular basis and need better understanding of the way mental health can affect people in different ways.
Mental health problems is reported to cost employers in the UK £30 billion a year through lost production, recruitment and absence. It’s important that every employee, from the top to bottom, has a part in creating mentally healthy workplaces. Identifying signs and then acting on them appropriately is often not as daunting as our perceptions portray.
This mental health awareness training course aims to increase awareness of mental health at work. The course is for any staff member who wants to learn more about mental health, whether it’s how to look after your own health, managing staff, those that work with customers or client groups, or supporting a friend or colleague. We’ll talk about the different types of mental health issues, including mild to moderate and also severe to enduring. This will include covering areas such as Bi-Polar, Schizophrenia, Stress, Anxiety, Depression and others.
The mental health awareness training course will provide an awareness of what mental health is, the signs and symptoms of the different mental health conditions, the risks and protective factors for mental health understand the effects of stigma and discrimination of mental health, an awareness of suicide and explore a range of lifestyle choices and treatments which are effective for managing mental health conditions.
What will I learn?
At the end of our Mental Health Awareness training course, we would expect you to have learnt about the different types of mental health, how it can impact on peoples lives and the challenges it can cause. Once you’ve finished, we would expect you to act more confidently in situations where you may need understanding of mental health.
We specialise in delivering the course at your place of work, in-house to a team of staff. Get in touch with us to arrange other venues or locations. This course can be ran over 1 day or in two half days to suit your needs. Healthy Business Training can also customise this particular course to focus on more specific subjects in the area of mental health. We’d be more than happy to discuss the nature of your work and how the course would best fit, so your attendees get the most out of it.