Our Mental Health Awareness Training course is designed to build a stronger understanding of poor mental health. It provides the guidance needed to support and remove any stigma surrounding these illnesses.
Mental Health Awareness Training raises awareness of ill-mental health (particularly stress, depression, and anxiety). It offers a variety of strategies for daily wellbeing-management, whilst attempting to remove the stigma about mental health. It's the only course of its kind to achieve an IOSH Approval and also won the THS Health & Safety Award in 2020!
- Learn how to remove stigma surrounding mental ill-health.
- Recognise different mental illnesses, and how to spot changes in behaviour.
- Understand that happier staff are more productive, and what you can to support others.
This training course is broken down into 4 sections.
Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Problems
Mental Health is a serious subject. Nearly two-thirds of people say that they have experienced issues with mental health. Evidence suggests that poor mental health is responsible for almost 13% of all sick days in the UK.
One of the biggest challenges with poor mental health is removing the stigma that surrounds it. Many people wouldn’t hesitate to seek help for physical problems, yet so many of us ignore emotional and mental health issues. We often feel too embarrassed, confused, or scared to talk about them. This Mental Health Awareness Training discusses mental health the same way you would a headache or the flu, and it encourages you to take care of yourself as you would a loved one.
The course raises awareness by explaining how to approach the subject of mental health. It also provides simple tools, tips and ideas for day-to-day wellbeing-management (for yourself and others).
When your employees are happy, they are by default, healthier, more productive, and more successful. Ultimately, strong mental health is a win-win for every employee and the organisation.
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Mental Health Awareness certificate
All of our courses end with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
Mental Health Awareness Training concludes with a 20-question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, short in-course questionnaires will guide you through the sections of the training, which are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System). This can be accessed at any time to reprint certificates, check & set pass marks, and serve as proof of commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Mental Health Awareness Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note, if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS, then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these yourself in your host LMS.
Why is Mental Health Awareness Important?
Under the HASAWA 1974, employers must “so far as is reasonably practicable” protect the health and safety of employees by removing or reducing workplace risks.
There's a lot more to Mental Health Awareness training than simply improving the wellbeing of your staff. Research shows that by investing £1 into staff wellbeing, business owners can expect to see returns of £4.20 on average.