Mental Health Aware

mental health awareness

Become Mental Health Aware

This half day course raises mental health awareness and covers:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Supporting someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Price

The course is usually priced at £125 but we can offer discounts to those on low incomes. Please get in touch if this applies to you.

Format

This is a half day course and can be delivered either in person or online. 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

On completion of the course, you will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Course content

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources

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