Mental Health in the Workplace Training Course


Duration of the Programme: One Day

Cost of Programme: £650.00

Maximum Number of Learners: 10


Programme Overview:

Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. However, beyond the official numbers, hundreds of thousands of people are also struggling with their mental well-being.

This programme raises awareness of mental health (particularly stress, depression and anxiety), provides tools and guidance for daily wellbeing-management, and aims to remove the stigma surrounding mental health.


What is mental health?

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness – the state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment.

What are mental health problems?

Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions – disorders that effect your mood, thinking and behaviour. Examples of mental health illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorder and addictive behaviours.

What are the signs and symptoms?

  • Feeling sad or down
  • Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate
  • Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt
  • Extreme mood changes of highs and lows
  • Withdrawals from friends and activities

What is good mental health?

Good mental health is characterised by a person’s ability to fulfil a number of key functions and activities, including the ability to learn, the ability to feel, express and manage a range of positive and negative emotions, the ability to form and maintain good relationship with others, the ability to cope with and manage change and uncertainty.


What you will learn:

  • Looking after your own wellbeing
  • Line Managers role and responsibilities
  • Understand what mental health is
  • Mental health definitions
  • Understanding ill health
  • What is good mental health and what is ill mental health?
  • Conditions that affect us mentally
  • Signposting and support available


Who is it for?

All staff wanting to gain a further understanding of mental health as well as how to look after their own wellbeing.

Line Managers who have responsibility of managing staff who are affected by mental health.