Overview

This introductory four hour session raises awareness of mental health. It covers: 

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing

  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
     

Cost

We value this course at £125 per person.

Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information by clicking on a course below.
 

Format
  • Half day face to face course

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn


Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

"A helpful, practical approach which helped develop my understanding."

Course structure

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together - starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources

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