Mental Health Training for Managers

Our Mental Health Training For Managers is aimed at any manager who needs to be aware, recognise, and understand mental health issues in the workplace and in life. By learning triggers, early signs, and symptoms, attendees will gain positive wellbeing management skills and techniques to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health at work and support their staff and team members.

Course aims

We know that prevention is better – and more effective – than cure and this is particularly true of mental health. During the course, every attendee will gain the confidence and ability to create a more open and productive workforce and a safer working environment for their teams and staff.

With proven tools and strategies, you’ll be able to challenge and remove the stigma of mental health in the workplace, understand how poor mental health can have a negative impact on business, and how to help safeguard against any potential mental health discrimination. Here’s what else you’ll get from the Mental Health Training for Managers:

  • First-hand insights into common mental health disorders including stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Knowledge and understanding of these conditions and their impact on performance
  • Techniques and skills to help staff understand and protect their own mental health
  • Clear understanding of your role and responsibilities in tackling mental health in the workplace
  • Useful ways to talk about mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding it
Course outlines

During this 1-day course, James and Priscilla share their professional insights and personal experiences to help raise awareness about mental health in today’s working environments, as well as an understanding of mental health and wellbeing issues within your own workforce.

An engaging and inspiring course, it’s delivered using a mix of presentations, exercises, and lively discussions, all adapted to suit the needs and abilities of everyone attending, the course content covers topics including:

Recognising mental health issues in yourself and your team and how it affects your work
Understanding that everyone sees & responds to things in a different way depending on their triggers

Dealing with and reducing workplace stress
Learning different skills and coping strategies so you don’t let workplace stresses get out of control

Workplace mental health first aid
The key steps to a safe and healthy workplace with the confidence to support yourself and others

How to create a safe and open environment for staff to talk
Learning the skills to respond effectively to any employee who is seeking help and encourage others

Suicide awareness and prevention
How to support someone who feels suicidal. Guidance on what to and what not to do in a delicate situation

Effective wellbeing strategies
Learn the key strategies that will help you and your staff have positive mental wellbeing every day

Learning about workplace mindfulness and its benefits
A 10-min mindfulness exercise to understand the benefits mindfulness can make in your daily life

How to promote good mental health in your team
Learn how a mental health champion, staff training, and phone counselling can all help promote good mental health in the workplace

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

Why is mental health training for managers important?

With no physical signs of distress, pain, or suffering, poor mental health can be classed as an ‘invisible’ illness. As a result, it’s common for both the symptoms and the effects of mental health to go undetected. But ignoring the realities of poor mental health in the workplace can be costly.

Positive mental health training helps managers recognise the importance of these ‘invisible’ issues, as well as recognising early signs and symptoms in themselves and their staff. Together, managers will have the resilience to deal with any larger mental health crisis and have the confidence to step in and speak up to prevent any long term issues.

Course costs

Our standard Mental Health Training For Managers course cost starts at £50 per person (plus VAT) based on groups of up to 15 delegates. Please note, these are typical prices which can be adapted depending on your requirements. 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 Managers 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?

With both James and Priscilla having personal experience in dealing with mental health issues, they know first-hand the effects poor mental health can have on everyone. This simple fact is what makes their insights and advice so valuable and is what separates them from many other trainers.

But they also understand different businesses have different training needs. That’s why the Mental Health Training for Managers course isn’t designed to be a ‘one size fits all’ course. We can be flexible and centre the course around you, adapting any of our course 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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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.
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19:21 24 Sep 20
Really helpful, educational and enjoyable training! Thanks so much!
Ed Barnes
Ed Barnes
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!
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Mark Yeo
11:52 22 Sep 20
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08:33 22 Sep 20
A great company giving excellent training !
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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.
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Graeme Piper
10:48 20 Sep 20
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Eric Ntekor
10:45 20 Sep 20
Super-impressed with the advice on their training courses and wonderful service delivery.
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Patience Ngwenya
20:43 19 Sep 20
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17:20 19 Sep 20
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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.
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Felicia Crosby
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15:42 19 Sep 20
Awesome courses and great instructors.l would definitely recommend this to myco-workers and all my friends,🤩
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14:51 19 Sep 20
First class service. Can't recommend highly enough.
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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.
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13:52 19 Sep 20
Professional and reliable training company.
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13:29 19 Sep 20
Very good training!
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Nicola Mgute
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