Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Headmatters can work alongside you to from start to finish, building your strategy for mental health and well being with you and training your colleagues in a range of Mental Health First Aid (England) approved courses.

Headmatters provides organisations with a comprehensive strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing.  This begins by understanding your organisational requirements and then designing a training programme to support this.   From raising awareness to training Mental Health First Aiders.

Become a Mental Health First Aider. A two-day workshop for your organisation

  • Trainers: Jon Wood; Accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor and Executive Coach

  • Course fee: £3200 (plus travel expenses) for 16 people which includes handbooks and certificates

  • Location: In-House

Become a Mental Health First Aider

The two-day Mental Health First Aider Course covers:

As more people are experiencing mental ill health it is essential that we provide an environment where it is safe to talk about mental health and to understand how early intervention can help with recovery. This course will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to support someone who is experiencing mental health issues.

  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Risk factors
  • Mental health in the workplace

Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

By the end of the course you will have:

  • A deeper understanding of mental health
  • Have developed skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to reassure and support someone experiencing mental health issues
  • Enhanced listening skills
  • Knowledge to help and signpost to support services
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing