One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem at any one time and a further one in six has experienced a common mental health problem in the last week. This includes in the workplace and it cannot be ignored by employers who want to ensure a safe, comfortable and motivated work environment.
Many employers and managers do not have an adequate understanding of mental health and are therefore not providing adequate support to their employees. Without the right support people living with mental health problems can find their symptoms worsen and employers should look to ensure the right safeguards are in place to protect all employees at all times.
Mental health and mental illness are in fact different things and Mental Health Awareness is an area you must be vigilant about in the workplace. Specific training in Mental Health Awareness is available to help give you and your employees an understanding of what mental health issues are and how they differ from defined illnesses.
Mental Health Awareness Training
Our online Mental Health Awareness course looks at the key differences between mental health and mental illness. It explores many of the symptoms of the most common mental illnesses so learners are ready and able to handle any occurrences of said symptoms and support the person in question effectively.
It is important to vigilantly look out for symptoms as well as support people who are known to suffer from mental health problems. The course also provides practical advice in helping people with mental health problems continue to work effectively, which may involve adjustments to the workplace or their work.
Encouraging tolerance and understanding in the workplace is essential for an effective and healthy environment. This training helps to lay out practical ways of handling common problems which may occur with people dealing with the most common mental health problems.
Online training is a very effective and straightforward way of delivering the training your employees need. It is cost efficient as well as time efficient and allows you to roll out the training quickly throughout your company, with employees able to take the course in their own time. Learners of different types can pace themselves and gain the same information.
Mental health awareness is an essential for employees in every kind of workplace. Ignoring the issue can lead to serious personal consequences for your employee which reflect on your company too.
- Mental Health Awareness – £10.00