Poor Mental Health is now the number one reason for staff absences in the UK. This course provides a general overview of mental health in the workplace and gives practical steps of how to recognise and manage mental health issues that may arise.

mental health awareness training

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for team leaders, line managers and directors, who have responsibility for staff welfare and wellbeing.

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of mental health, to understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and support options available.

  • Knowledge of key Employment Law issues relating to mental health
  • Understanding what Mental Health is
  • Recognising potential causes and symptoms of poor mental health
  • Confidence in managing stress in the workplace

Benefits of attending

  • Increased confidence in dealing with mental wellbeing
  • Practical tips and solutions in managing mental wellbeing positively
  • Ensuring compliance with Employment Law requirements
  • Improved employee wellbeing and reduced absence rates

Mental health training course content

  • An introduction to mental health in the workplace
  • Overview of common mental health problems – depression, anxiety and stress
  • Understanding your responsibilities as an employer
  • Knowledge of potential triggers that lead to poor mental health
  • How to identify physical, psychological and /or behavioural signs of mental health problems
  • How to address mental health issues when they occur
  • Understanding when professional help is needed
  • Understanding disability and reasonable adjustments
  • Mental health stigma – potential impact
  • How to raise awareness of workplace wellbeing

Course duration/timings

One-day workshop

9.30am to 4.30pm

Please call us on 0345 226 8393 if you would like to arrange an in-house course.