Mental health problems are all too common in the workplace and it is the leading cause of sickness absence. A staggering 70 million work days are lost each year due to mental health problems in the UK, costing employers approximately £2.4 billion per year.
Developed by MHFA England this Become Mental Health Aware live virtual training course will give you a better understanding of your own and others’ mental health. Delivered by an accredited MHFA England trainer, you will increase your awareness of how you can support others, who may be experiencing mental ill-health.
This Mental Health Awareness Course is suitable for any type of organisation including, employers, healthcare, social care, schools and public services.
Mental Health First Aid Champion
What will I do on the course?
During the course you will cover the following areas:
What is mental health?
Factors that affect mental health
Stress and stress management
Spotting signs of distress
Mental health conditions
Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
Supporting mental health in the workplace
How is this course delivered
This course is delivered through virtual learning, via zoom on our ted Learning HuB. The virtual course is a mixture of presentation, discussion and activities. Learners can join from any location and participate in the training experience.
After the session you’ll get free access to our ted Learning HuB and additional learning material about mental health to help continue your learning journey. You’ll also receive a manual for future reference, a workbook which includes a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health and a certificate of attendance from MHFA England to say that you are Mental Health Aware.
Wendy is our accredited MHFA England trainer and has delivered MHFA courses for learners across the UK – in person and virtually.
Although mental health is a serious subject, the learners find the courses engaging, impactful and fun! Wendy is also experienced in leadership development and is passionate about partnering with others to help their reach their full potential
If you have a group of people to train, this course is available at a group discount rate. We can also run this course for your company, on a date to suit you.
To find out more, or book your group training, call our friendly team now on 01732 495925.
This Virtual Course Includes
Limited Class Sizes
Live virtual classroom sessions
Polls & Questions
Highly interactive exercises
Live chat and trainer support
Workbooks and Support Material
Free bitesize courses and continued learning
MHFA are a social enterprise, a company without shareholders. We offer expert guidance and training to support mental health, in the workplace and beyond.
Most adults spend at least a third of their time at work. MHFA start there to change how society deals with mental health now and in the future. We provide in-house training and consultancy to organisations of all shapes and sizes.