How often do you or your staff talk about being stressed or overwhelmed?
Research shows half of workers in Britain (52%) say they feel “very” or “fairly” stressed at work. according to YouGov.
More and more businesses are understanding the importance of prioritising wellbeing at work and being mental health aware.
Many people don’t feel confident to have conversations with colleagues when they are worried about them.
Can you recognise if someone in your team is struggling?
Only 1 in 5 workers (18%) in the UK would be confident talking to their colleagues about their mental health. (Protectivity Survey)
Training staff in Mental Health First Aid can give your teams confidence that there is someone they can talk to at work if they are struggling.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course
which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
MHFA England training won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.
The two-day certification will give you :
A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own.
− Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
− Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
− Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
− Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support.