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Mental Health Awareness for the Workplace

Mental Health Awareness for the Workplace
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Online: 3hrs / In-person: 4 hrs

Group size: 5-30

Audience: All

Overview

There is clear evidence showing businesses that prioritise mental health and wellbeing see tangible benefits for their workforce as well as significant returns on investment. CMHA’s half-day course has been designed to ensure your employees understand the essentials of workplace mental health and what they can do to support their own and their colleagues’ wellbeing. A combination of knowledge and skills development means all participants leave the course with a personalised action plan enabling them to implement these back into their workplace.

What this course will cover

  • Understanding mental health
  • Building a mentally healthy working culture
  • Common mental health diagnoses – anxiety disorders and depression
  • Key stages in having a mental health conversation
  • Internal resources and support pathways

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the main signs and symptoms of mental ill health
  • Confidently have an open and appropriate conversation about mental health at work
  • Know internal support and resources - signpost colleagues and access for themselves
  • Understand their own mental health and wellbeing and how to protect and nurture it
  • Understand how they can actively support and develop a mentally healthy workplace