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‘Start the conversation’ is a 45-minute session which gets people thinking about mental health and talking about mental health. Digital Learning now available for in-company training. 

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Three out of four employees say they have experienced poor mental health. In the UK, every week, more than 100 people take their own lives.

We can help you raise mental health awareness among 140 staff in a single day.

Feedback has been entirely positive. Comments have included:

“Good content”
“Clear, simple, relevant”
“Relaxed and informal”
“At the right level for employees”
“Very worthwhile. Glad I attended”

17 out of 20 students recently rated this workshop as "Excellent".

The British Safety Council works in partnership with Mates in Mind to address mental wellbeing in the workplace.

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Available on your system via SCORM

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session, learners will:

  • Understand what is meant by 'mental health'
  • Understand the pressures facing people at work and outside work
  • Understand how these pressures affect mental health
  • Understand why people are reluctant to talk about mental health
  • Know ways of looking after one's own mental health
  • Know the signs that someone else needs help
  • Know what to say/do if someone else needs help
  • Recognise that's it's OK (and indeed beneficial) to talk about mental health

Try the course for free

How is this delivered?

  1. Learning Zone - This course may be purchased online and studied immediately on our Learning Zone Platform
  2. Enterprise – Our Enterprise Learning Management System is suitable for companies wanting to purchase more than 100 licences
  3. Your LMS - It may be purchased as a packaged SCORM file for consumption on your own platform.
  4. We can visit your workplace on a date of your choice and deliver these 45-minute sessions.

Study methods and booking


Either virtual class or we can visit your workplace or a third party venue and deliver this course on dates of your choice.

Why In-Company?

  • Cost-effective method that can be tailored to your organisation
  • Creates a study community with your colleagues
  • Allows you to tailor the training to your organisation.

Digital Learning

If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.

Why digital learning?

  • Study wherever and whenever suits you
  • Perfect for people with busy lives
  • Most cost-effective way to study