Join a free MHFA England webinar  

As we navigate the range of challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, focusing on mental health and wellbeing at work is more important than ever before. 

We are delighted to bring you a series of free webinars, bringing together leaders and experts in workplace mental health to share practical advice. The topics are designed to spark conversation and inspire knowledge sharing on best practice approaches, to create a culture of positive mental health and wellbeing in your workplace.


Upcoming webinars


More than just a course: How MHFA England training goes above and beyond to support workplace wellbeing

Join us as we discuss how MHFA England® training goes above and beyond to support workplace wellbeing. We will explore how our training is transforming how we talk about and support mental health in the workplace to create a society where everyone’s mental health matters. Speakers include Director of Delivery at MHFA England, Sarah McIntosh, Non-Executive Director of MHFA England, Andy Ward, and special guest speaker Jemima Ankuma from Grant Thornton UK LLP.  

We will delve into how MHFAider® training is:
 
  • Reshaping mental health support in workplaces
  • Igniting a new era of action in mental health
  • Providing support and signposting for individuals and organisations

Discover why we are considered the national authority on mental health first aid and how our approach to mental health training can benefit your organisation.

Webinar Details: 

Date: Tuesday 25 June 2024 
Time: 11am - 12pm    
Venue: Online (Zoom webinar) 

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Watch our previous webinars:


My Whole Self: What does it really mean and why does it matter?
 

Chair: Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England®

Mark Wilson, Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager, MHFAider®, Ford

Dawn Kirk, Customer Service Team Lead, MHFAider, Mars

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, CEO and co-founder of UK Black Pride



Watch our webinar for My Whole Self Day 2024, MHFA England’s campaign for workplace culture change.

Learn more about our range of training for managers


Looking ahead in 2024: Why we need communities at work

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England and chair of panel
Jemima Ankuma, Inclusion & Diversity Assistant Manager, Grant Thornton UK LLP
Kevin Lyons, Senior HR Manager, Pearson
Toyosi Adeloye, Client Delivery Team Lead, MHFA England

Explore mental health training for your workplace


My Whole Self: Empowering managers to manage well

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England and chair of panel
Jemima Ankuma, Inclusion & Diversity Executive, People and Culture
Bethany Carter, Lead Freedom To Speak Up Guardian, NHS Solent


Watch our webinar for My Whole Self Day 2023, MHFA England’s campaign for workplace culture change.

33% of managers we interviewed for My Whole Self Day 2023 told us they felt out of their depth supporting team members with mental health concerns.

That’s where our Manager's Toolkit can help. The resources included in the toolkit can help equip managers with the knowledge and confidence needed to support the mental health of teams – and boost productivity. Help your managers empower their teams, so everyone is able to bring their whole self to work, every day.

Learn more about our range of mental health training for managers, and access our free Manager's Toolkit.

Learn more about our range of training for managers


Building hope: what's next for mental health and wellbeing in 2023?

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England and chair of panel
Toyosi Adeloye, Client Delivery Team Lead, MHFA England
Emma Heal, Partner & Managing Director, Lucky Saint
Rosanna Leese, HR Business Partner, IVC Evidensia
Matt Roberts, Director of Membership, The Chartered Management Institute


Read insights from our audience and guest speakers


Exploring our updated Mental Health First Aid course

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England and chair of panel
Toyosi Adeloye, Workplace Delivery Lead, MHFA England
Nick Ellis, National Trainer, JJEllis LTD



Suicide Prevention: Building safer workplaces and communities

Simon Blake Chief Executive, MHFA England and chair of panel
Chloë Davies Head of Social Impact at Lucky Generals, and MHFA England Ambassador

Stephanie Davies, CEO and Head of Happiness, Laughology
Nick Barnes Founder & Executive Director, National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education and Training.


Workplace connectivity in a hybrid landscape

Zoe Puckering, Client Delivery Team Lead, MHFA England
Mark Rowland, Chief Executive, Mental Health Foundation

Stephanie Davies, CEO and Head of Happiness, Laughology
Tariro Okoye, Wellbeing Proposition Manager, Morrinson Wellbeing
Kevin Lyons, Senior HR Manager, Pearson


 

Equip your leaders with Mental Health Skills for Managers


My Whole Self: Creating a healthy and inclusive workplace

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Alice Jennison, Inclusion & Diversity Manager, Skanska
Asif Sadiq, SVP, Head of Equity & Inclusion, WarnerMedia
Jolawn Victor, Chief International Officer, Headspace

 

Discover our mental health diagnostic service  Support your people with workplace training


My Whole Self: Create culture change in your workplace

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing and Equity, MHFA England
Georgina Carter, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager, National Crime Agency
Leonie McIlroy, Head of Campaigns and Communication, MHFA England


Mental health in the workplace: Reflections from 2021 and planning for 2022

Sarah McIntosh, Director of Delivery, MHFA England
Kevin Lyons, Senior HR Manager and Global MHFA Lead, Pearson
Bobbi Pickard, Founder and CEO, Trans in the City & 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager, BP
Bola Ogundeji, Deputy Director of Workforce and OD, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
 


How to practise a mental health MOT

Emma Tomes, MHFA England Instructor Member, Suicide First Aid Tutor, and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist by Grief UK
Mike Thakoordin, MHFA England Instructor Member, Freelance Trainer
Emma Reynolds, Head of Innovation, MHFA England



Suicide, stigma and support in the workplace

Emma Tomes, MHFA England Instructor Member, Suicide First Aid Tutor, and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist by Grief UK
Sajda Butt, MHFA England National Trainer, Suicide First Aid National Tutor
Clive Stevenson, MHFA England National Trainer, Suicide First Aid National Tutor
Alison Armstrong, Programme Lead, National Centre for Suicide Prevention Education & Training



Race Equity, Intersectionality and Mental Health at Work
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing and Equity, MHFA England
Phil Samba, Strategic Lead for Queer Men of Colour, The Love Tank


Bringing your whole self to work
Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Debra Allcock Tyler, CEO, Directory of Social Change
Sheldon Mills, Chair of Trustees, Stonewall
Atif Choudhury, CEO, Diversity & Ability
Lyssa Barber, Communications Lead, UBS


Mental health tips for the virtual office
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing & Equity
Emma Tomes, Grief Recovery Specialist, MHFA England Instructor Member


Learning from Covid-19: what does mental health at work look like in 2021?
Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Caron Bradshaw, Charity Chair and CEO
Phyll
Opoku-Gyimah, Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust and Executive Director and Co-Founder of UK Black Pride
Julia Mazzafiore, Mental Health Lead, Diversity and Inclusion, Department for Work and Pensions


Gender and wellbeing at work: mid-life, menopause and mental health
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Lynda Bailey, Co-Founder and Director, Talking Menopause
Jane Lewis, Writer and Speaker, Author of 'Me & My Menopausal Vagina'



Supporting mental health in the construction industry
Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Elvin Box MCIOB, Organisation Development Consultant
Paul Hay, EHS Training Manager - Health and Safety Europe, Lendlease
Sarah Bolton, Head of Charity Services, Lighthouse Club



Exploring sexuality, identity, and mental health in the workplace

Emma Reynolds, Head of Learning & Development, MHFA England
Mo Wiltshire, 
Director of Education and Youth and Interim Director of Programmes, Stonewall
Pippa Dale, Head of Global Markets Roadshows, BNP Paribas, and Founder member of LBTQWomen
Matthew Chew, Senior Planner Buyer, MediaCom​, Founding member of WPP Unite!



How to have conversations about race and mental health at work 

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Chloe Davies, Head of PR & Partnerships, myGwork



Becoming an anti-racist organisation

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Rafaela Ricardo, Community Engagement Manager, MHFA England
Sandra Kerr, Race Director, Business in the Community (BITC)
Pavita Cooper, Founder, More Difference / Chair, CMI Race



Supporting the mental health of People of Colour and Black colleagues

Simon Blake, Chief Executive, MHFA England
Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture & Wellbeing, MHFA England
Adah Parris, Chair, MHFA England
Chloe Davies, Head of PR & Partnerships, myGwork



Mental health in the hospitality and events sector

Chair: Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Natalie Richards, Senior Project Manager, Cheerful Twentyfirst
Gavin Percy, Managing Director, Winning Edges Consultancy Limited



Mental health in the professional services

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Anna-Marie Jacob, People Experience Leader in UK Financial Services – Consulting, EY
Tari Okoye, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships Manager, Morrinson Wealth Management LLP



Supporting mental health in the return to the workplace

Chair: Sarah McIntosh, Director of People, MHFA England
Zahra Mahamoud, Campaign Officer, Business in the Community (BiTC)
Abi Hart, HR Case Consultant, Telefonica UK
Jacqui Clements, Freelance Coach, Facilitator & Mentor for Third Sector and SMEs



Mental health effects of organisational downsizing

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Kayleigh Hemmings, HR Manager, MHFA England



Thriving as a Mental Health First Aider

Chair: Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England
Emma Tomes, Global Learning & Development Specialist, Mental Health First Aider

7 July 2020
12 August 2020

Managing mental health in the workplace

Chair: Vicki Cockman, Workplace Lead, MHFA England
Matt Roberts, Director of Membership, Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Olive Lewis, Instructor Member, MHFA England
Andy Ward, Operational Lead UK/EMEA, Deutsche Bank