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Mental Health Awareness Training

Our mental health awareness courses are designed to start conversations about mental health and support employees who are experiencing mental ill-health. According to a Business in the Community report, 61% of employees have experienced a mental health problem due to work and one in three have been formally diagnosed with a mental health issue. It’s clear that it’s more important than ever to ensure that your staff have the tools and support they need to manage mental health in the workplace.

The British Safety Council works in partnership with Mates in Mind to address mental wellbeing in the workplace. If you would like support in developing or optimizing an existing mental health and wellbeing champion or first aid model, please contact the Mates in Mind team.


Watch our bite-sized learning video we've created for 2018 Mental Health Awareness Week. 

Why should you invest in mental health training?

  • To get people talking about mental health
  • To address the stigma associated with mental ill-health
  • To reduce the costs associated with mental ill-health.

Want to discuss how we can deliver mental health programmes for you? Ask us to call you back or find out more about our specific training below. 

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    Start the Conversation

    Our 45-minute session has been developed for employees to get people thinking and talking about mental health. 

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    Manage the Conversation

    Our three-hour workshop has been developed for line managers to give them the skills and confidence to have conversations about mental health. 

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    Mental Health First Aid

    A two-day course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

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    Stress Awareness

    This 30-minute online Stress Awareness course will help employees identify, manage and reduce their own stress.

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    Resilience

    Increase employee engagement with our unique online course built in partnership with 7Futures. Boosting the emotional and physical resilience of your employees is an essential part of any wellbeing strategy and is simple to address with our online Resilience course.

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    Managing Stress Within Your Team

    Essential for every responsible manager, this course highlights some of the pressures their teams might face, helps managers become more aware of their own actions and behaviours, and most importantly it helps manage and reduce stress levels within their team.

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  • Mental Health First Aid Champion course

    Mental Health First Aid Champion course

    The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) One Day course from MHFA England gives people the awareness and skills to be a MHFA Champion. MHFA Champions have the knowledge to advocate for mental health and ability to recognise if someone may need support with their mental health.

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    Mental Health: Listen, Support and Signpost

    Listen, Support and Signpost is a one-hour interactive workshop that provides mental health and wellbeing champions with the opportunity to discuss issues openly with peers, and explore how they can adapt their role and support to colleagues in the current (COVID-19) environment. 

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    Mental Wellbeing Workshop for Employees

    The Mental Wellbeing Workshop for Employees from Mates in Mind has been developed to help employees increase their skills and confidence to support employees with their mental wellbeing during the current climate.

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    Mental Wellbeing Workshop for Managers

    The Mental Wellbeing Workshop for Managers from Mates in Mind has been developed to help managers increase their skills and confidence to support employees with their mental wellbeing during the current climate.

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