Mental Health Training for Employees

Our Mental Health Training For Employees course is an inclusive and interactive workshop for all members of staff. Discussing many areas of general mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, including anxiety, stress, and depression, attendees will learn how to better understand mental health issues to help recognise and manage symptoms in themselves and their colleagues.

Course aims

Equipped with the right knowledge, facts, and stats, attendees can adopt positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace for themselves and others. They’ll gain the skills and confidence to challenge the stigma of mental health and create a safer working environment for everyone where positive mental health can be encouraged and every employee can feel better supported.

Armed with the right tools, staff will be able to overcome any stigma that surrounds mental health in the workplace. At the same time, they’ll understand how poor mental health can negatively impact their work and productivity, as well as their colleagues, and how they can challenge mental health discrimination. Mental Health Training for Employees will also give staff:

  • Direct insights into stress, anxiety, and depression and other common mental health disorders
  • An understanding of these conditions and how they can impact performance and productivity
  • Proven techniques to help understand and protect their own and colleagues mental health
  • Knowledge of your role and responsibilities in managing mental health in the workplace
  • Effective ways to talk openly about mental health and bust the myths surrounding it
Course outlines

In this engaging 1-day introduction to mental health training for employees, James and Priscilla share their knowledge, insights, and personal experiences to give attendees the skills and awareness they need to reach a better understanding of common mental health issues.

Delivered using an inspiring mix of presentations, interactive exercises, and open discussions – specially adapted to suit the needs and learning abilities of everyone attending – the course content covers a range of topics including:

Identifying mental health issues in yourself and your colleagues and how it affects your work
Understanding that everyone sees & responds to things differently depending on certain triggers

Coping with and reducing workplace stress
Different skills and coping strategies to help stop workplace stresses getting out of control

Mental health first aid in the workplace
Confidence in creating a safe and healthy workplace to support yourself and your colleagues

How to create a safe environment to talk openly
Giving you the skills to encourage others and respond effectively to colleagues looking for help

Suicide awareness and prevention
Help on what to do, what not to do, and how to support someone who feels suicidal

Wellbeing strategies to help you day to day
Effective strategies that give you and your colleagues daily, positive mental wellbeing

The benefits of workplace mindfulness
10-min of mental exercise to help understand the daily benefits of positive mindfulness

Promoting good mental health with your colleagues
Mental health champions, special training, and phone support to help promote good mental health in the workplace

On completion of the course, each attendee will be given a personalised Mental Health Training For Employees certificate which can be used for compliance and audit.

Why is mental health training for employees important?

There may be no obvious signs of physical distress, pain, or suffering, and because of that, poor mental health might be viewed as an ‘invisible’ illness. In those circumstances, it’s common for both mental health symptoms and their negative effects to go unnoticed. But just because you can’t see them, the realities of poor mental health in the workplace are there and shouldn’t be ignored.

Positive training and education in mental health will help employees recognise these ‘hidden’ issues, as well as being aware and spotting any early signs and symptoms in themselves and their colleagues. Effective training will give employees the expertise and confidence to deal with a mental health crisis and be able to step in or speak out to prevent issues from becoming a long term problem.

Course costs

Standard course costs for our Mental Health Training For Employees start at £50 per person (plus VAT) for groups of up to 15 delegates. While these are typical prices, they can be adapted depending on your circumstances. All prices will be agreed in advance with Clearfocus Training and confirmed on request.

More information
  • This is a 1-day course, but it can be adapted and run as a half-day to suit your needs
  • No former knowledge or training is required for attendees taking this course
  • We can also modify your course to give you training in specific areas if required
  • For the biggest impact, we like to limit spaces to a maximum of 15 people
  • We visit you onsite at a venue, day, and time of your choice, anywhere in the UK
  • During any COVID-19 restrictions, we can host courses online through MS Teams or Zoom

Why choose us?

James and Priscilla both have personal experience of mental health issues and they have first-hand knowledge of how the effects poor mental health can impact everyone. This basic – and personal – fact is what separates them from many other trainers and it’s what makes their understanding, insight, and advice so valuable.

They also understand how all businesses have different training needs. That’s why the Mental Health Training for Employees course is specially designed so it isn’t a standard ‘one size fits all’ course. With willing flexibility, we centre the course around you, adapting any of the content so it’s relatable and relevant to your needs.

Read our Why choose Clearfocus? page to find out more.

All our mental health and communication training courses are developed by James and Priscilla, both fully qualified mental health professionals, and delivered with real-life, personal experience, and insights. Find out more about them and meet the team >

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We have great feedback from our clients

I found Clearfocus’ 1 day mental health training for employees relevant, informative and delivered in an engaging way.
Victoria Dube
Victoria Dube
15:07 25 Sep 20
Friendly and experienced trainers.
Ellie Holloway
Ellie Holloway
19:21 24 Sep 20
Really helpful, educational and enjoyable training! Thanks so much!
Tommy Tucker
Tommy Tucker
08:48 24 Sep 20
Great company with knowledgeable and skilled staff. The courses are engaging are presented in a fun and easily understandable format. Would highly recommend this to anyone looking for training!
Mark Yeo
Mark Yeo
11:52 22 Sep 20
Tasha Brent
Tasha Brent
08:33 22 Sep 20
A great company giving excellent training !
Sally Carter
Sally Carter
10:41 21 Sep 20
Thank you Clearfocus for the training you offered on how to manage conflicts in the work place. You are very professional and very knowledgeable in your work. Keep it up!!
Rose Tshikalanke
Rose Tshikalanke
14:03 20 Sep 20
Having worked with Clearfocus Training over the last 12 months, I've seen and learnt just how their experience, professionalism, and empathy have helped both employers and employees. James and Priscilla are inspirational and engaging – exactly what you need for mental health and communication training.
Graeme Piper
Graeme Piper
10:48 20 Sep 20
Eric Ntekor
Eric Ntekor
10:45 20 Sep 20
Super-impressed with the advice on their training courses and wonderful service delivery.
Patience Ngwenya
Patience Ngwenya
20:43 19 Sep 20
Lynn Stephens
Lynn Stephens
17:20 19 Sep 20
Excellent service
Gary Messenger
Gary Messenger
17:03 19 Sep 20
Fantastic company I couldn’t recommend them enough, James and Priscilla are great to work with!
Louis Horrill
Louis Horrill
15:44 19 Sep 20
A very professionally presented and interactive workshop session which gave the team the scope and confidence to interact with one and another and share their individual experiences.I am sure the session has enhanced their understanding of behaviors and different situations and equipped them with more tools to better handle different environments & thrive.
Felicia Crosby
Felicia Crosby
15:44 19 Sep 20
Busi Nyaba
Busi Nyaba
15:42 19 Sep 20
Awesome courses and great instructors.l would definitely recommend this to myco-workers and all my friends,🤩
Zanele Ngwenya
Zanele Ngwenya
14:51 19 Sep 20
First class service. Can't recommend highly enough.
colin reece
colin reece
14:07 19 Sep 20
Clearfocus training delivered great fun workplace training! I found them very informative and friendly chat. It gave me great confidence with the organisation and I am looking forward to kick starting my new learning journey with them.Thanks once again xx
Kelly M
Kelly M
14:06 19 Sep 20
Great company with knowledgeable and skilled staff in the field of mental health.
Baz Morgan
Baz Morgan
13:52 19 Sep 20
Professional and reliable training company.
James Holloway
James Holloway
13:29 19 Sep 20
Very good training!
Nomsa Ntuli
Nomsa Ntuli
13:26 19 Sep 20
N.Priscilla Mgute
N.Priscilla Mgute
13:11 19 Sep 20
Great day’s training with Clearfocus. Nice to have training that is both fun and engaging 👍🏻
Nicola Mgute
Nicola Mgute
19:56 21 Oct 19

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