Book a place on our Mental Health Awareness Training day

The Mental Health Awareness Training course is designed for anyone working in a customer facing environment and provides the confidence you need to interact sensitively and effectively when you come into contact with someone experiencing mental health issues during your line of work.

Our next Mental Health Awareness Training day will take place on 22 October at our office in London Bridge. This Training day is now fully booked.  The next date with availability is 17 November.

For more information or to book please contact Jo Ackerman. Email jackerman@mentalhealth.org.uk or tel 020 7803 1100.

Download a PDF flyer for our Mental Health Awareness Training.

Programme Outline

The course details ten mental health conditions:

  • Bi-polar
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Harm

It provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of issues, practical guidance, and where to go for support. We will deconstruct case studies of difficult situations experienced by participants and look at how future situations can be more effectively managed. The session is based on group work and discussion, and participants are presented with a pack of materials covering the content of the day which can be referred to in the course of their work

Session Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of ten mental health conditions plus autism
  • Practical guidance on how best to manage a situation involving someone who is experiencing mental health issues
  • How to sensitively signpost
  • Ways to unburden after a challenging experience
  • How to build resilience
Cost
  • £100 voluntary sector
  • £150 statutory sector
  • £200 commercial business
Future dates
  • 22 October
  • 17 November
  • 21 January
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What our customers say

"I have great confidence in the mental health awareness training delivered by the Mental Health Foundation, it was a real eye opener and just the kind of training our staff needed."
Sue Stafford, Manager Employee Well-Being & Safety, RSPCA HQ

Download a  Mental Health Awareness Training flyer (PDF)

Mental Health Awareness Training flyer