26.8 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health in 2017/18. 15.4m of these cases were due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure the ‘welfare’ of their employees, so far as reasonably practicable, when at work.
This workshop can help to create an open culture towards mental wellbeing within your organisation and remove the stigma surrounding mental health. The course provides employees with the knowledge to effectively approach, support and manage their mental wellbeing using practical wellbeing interventions.
Topics / Areas Covered
Over this course you will cover:
- Defining mental health
- Understanding and removing the stigma behind mental health
- Discuss mental health problems and how to recognise changes in our behaviour, the causes and the actions that can be taken to treat them
- How to recognise changes in other people’s behaviour and how to support them
- Techniques for wellbeing and mental health management and resources available