MHFA mental health aware

 MHFA is an internationally recognised course,
taught in 
24 countries around the world.

The MHFA Mental Health Aware course is the ideal introduction to supporting mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. 

This introductory four hour session raises awareness of mental health. Your employees will gain:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

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

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

This course is available in a webinar format, so that you can support your team's learning and development, even if they are working remotely.  No special software is required. 

Format

  • Half day 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 they are Mental Health Aware

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

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

Three good reasons to invest in mental health and wellbeing training

You'll know how to help colleagues...

We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health.

 

Mental ill health can strike at any time and can affect people from all walks of life.

 

Do you know how to help someone with mental ill-health? 

It is a good move for your business...

Mental ill health is responsible for 91 million working days lost every year.

 

Healthy people are happier, more engaged and more productive. 

Your people will feel empowered...

Building a supportive culture around mental health has wider benefits.

 

With the skills, knowledge and empathy they need to spot the early signs of mental ill health you'll build resilience and support your wider business objectives. 

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