It is estimated that 1 in 4 people will have a problem with mental health during their lifetime. Ignoring mental health issues in the workplace can be catastrophic not only for the individual but could also impact on the business itself. Spotting the signs and reaching out a helping hand is therefore important.
Mental illness is taking centre stage in the workplace not only because of its profound personal costs, but also because of the impact on the bottom line of absenteeism and staff turnover.
This course will provide an understanding of common mental health illnesses and teaches how to support team members and enhance personal well being.
This Mental Health First Aid Awareness course aims to promote a better understanding of mental health and illness, addressing how to recognise and appropriately support those who may be struggling, prevent problems and distress arising in the first place.
This course is most suited to:
This course is designed for all employees to become aware of the well being of work colleagues and themselves and to have the knowledge to know where to point them to gain professional support.