We all have mental health and, just like our physical health, it needs looking after.  After completing this course, you will be able to use your skills to support yourself and others to thrive.  It’s suitable for anyone, whatever their level within the workplace.  This course is accredited by Mental Health First Aid (England).

What we cover:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue


  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources



  • This is a half day course delivered via online video conferencing
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn




Mental Health Aware

Please contact ann@openroadlearning.co.uk for more information or to book a course