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Introduction to Mental Health Awareness

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness

This is an education-based course ideal for both prospective employees and existing employees looking to increase their understanding of mental health awareness.


Course Purpose:

This brief, half-day course aims to equip participants with the necessary knowledge to recognize potential mental health conditions in others. Additionally, it teaches essential skills for initiating conversations with those suffering from mental health issues, and guides them towards appropriate professional assistance.


Course Benefits for Organisations:

The course, which is nationally recognized and regulated by Ofqual, offers businesses an essential understanding of First Aid for Mental Health. It imparts to participants the skill and confidence to identify and refer possible Mental Health conditions, thereby minimising the effect on individuals and the organization.


Who Should Attend This Course?

The course is suitable for employees of all tiers across diverse industry sectors, where companies have recognised the need or expressed a desire to enhance their understanding of Mental Health.


Key Areas of Focus:

  • Understanding First Aid for Mental Health
  • Recognising mental health conditions
  • Offering advice and starting discussions
  • Understanding Stress
  • Familiarising with mental health conditions


Course Outcomes – At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Grasp the concept of Mental Health and its effects on personal well-being and the workplace
  • Initiate conversations and reduce mental health stigma in the workplace
  • Recognise signs of stress in themselves and others, and utilise common coping mechanisms
  • Identify where to seek professional support

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