Mental Health in the Workplace Training Course
Duration of the Programme: One Day
Cost of Programme: £650.00
Maximum Number of Learners: 10
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.