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Mental Health Awareness Online Course

Mental Health Awareness Online Course

3 Hours 3 Hours
Interactive Interactive
Cost effectiveCost effective
ConvenientConvenient
Self-PacedSelf-Paced

In the UK, one person in four will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. On top of this, many employers simply don’t understand enough about mental health issues, which can make the situation much worse.

Looking after mental health in the workplace is essential – for employers, managers and their team members. This informative online mential health awareness course offers a useful introduction to mental health to help raise awareness and understanding.

You’ll be able to recognise symptoms and make positive steps in supporting your colleagues, while encouraging a tolerant and compassionate working environment.

Objectives

By the end of this 3-hour e-Learning course, you will:

  • Understand the meaning of the term ‘mental health’
  • Know what the law expects of employers with regards to mental health
  • Be able to identify the most common mental health issues
  • Be aware of ways that people are managing personal mental health problems themselves
  • Demonstrate how to support a friend or colleague compassionately in the workplace
  • Be able to promote a healthy, non-discriminatory working environment
  • Understand the various adjustments that can be made to accommodate someone with mental health issues at work

Agenda

This online course covers the following subject areas:

  • An introduction to mental health, statistics, causes and symptoms
  • The law and mental health at work
  • What can you do to help?
  • Mental health risk assessment
  • Types of mental health issues, from depression and bipolar disorder, to OCD, PTSD and schizophrenia
  • Phobias, self-harm and eating disorders
  • Stress, anxiety, loneliness and panic attacks
  • Ways to improve mental wellbeing
  • Goal setting, peer support, diet, exercise and mindfulness
  • Medication and recovery
  • Talking about mental health in the workplace
  • How to foster a healthy workplace environment
  • Workplace adjustments – what they are, and how they can help

Assessment

At the end of this course, you will take an online exam containing 10 multiple-choice questions. The exam is marked automatically and you’ll find out your results straight away. A pass mark of 80% is required, however, if you are unsuccessful, you can re-take the exam as many times as you need to at no extra charge.

Who is this Course for?

If you would like to understand more about mental health in order to support your colleagues and employees, this online Mental Health Awareness course is a great place to start.

Managers, supervisors, HR advisors or employers will gain essential insight into the importance of making mental health a priority, while encouraging a positive, inclusive environment in the workplace.

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