Why should you invest in mental health in the workplace training?

Recent research shows that poor mental health costs UK employers up to £45 billion each year. This is a rise of 16% since 2016 - an extra £6 billion a year. It also finds that on average, for every £1 spent on supporting their people’s mental health, employers get £5 back on their investment in reduced presenteeism, absenteeism and staff turnover.

Encouraging conversations that educate and break the stigma around mental ill-health creates organisation-wide culture change. This training will give you the knowledge to challenge and tackle stigma and discrimination and the confidence to support colleagues.  You will finish this training ready to champion positive mental health in your workplace.

What will we cover?

The main aim of our mental health training session is to equip you with non-biased, evidence-based facts, about mental ill health, how this might affect you and your colleagues. We will focus on the importance of early intervention and practical skills, which will help you move towards a safer working environment. Applications of our training session:

  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced absenteeism and presenteeism
  • Build a happier, more engaged workplace
  • Encourage access to the right support

... and more.

We provide engaging training solutions which help you and your team become confident mental health champions. Our training sessions are interesting and interactive and we foster an environment that encourages people to be open and understanding about sensitive issues.

1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace

As part of our training packages, we will also offer our support to implement people-friendly solutions in your workplace, for example, Mental Health Champions or creating dedicated support groups.

Our course covers a variety of topics including:

  • Why we need to talk about mental health in the workplace; 
  • Stigma, myths and discrimination;
  • Starting conversations;
  • Signposting & supporting.

... and more.

Why choose us?

As a registered charity that achieved ‘Gold’ in the latest Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index we have the expertise to support your organisation to champion mental health and wellbeing too. Our mental health in the workplace training has been produced using our expert knowledge of employee welfare and engagement. We have won awards for Employee Engagement for our own internal policies, as well as employer awards for our promotion of health and wellbeing initiatives.

Health and welfare is our bread and butter; whether it’s supporting people with health and social care needs, helping people with mental ill health, providing workplaces with mental health training and more; we understand people, we support people and we are passionate about training you to do the same.

Bespoke to your workplace

Whether it's training for managers or for your entire team, we can tailor training packages to suit the needs of your organisation and workforce. Some of the other sessions we can deliver:

  • 2 Day Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid;
  • Health & Wellbeing and Employee Engagement;
  • Menopause in the Workplace.

...and more

Our bespoke training packages are created specifically for your needs, as we know that one size does not fit all. Discounts are available for charities, local community groups or parents/carers.

You can enquire about our training using the form below or by calling us on 0300 323 0965