Mental Health Awareness Training Course
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Mental Health Awareness
Our fully accredited course will allow you to gain a genuine insight and understanding into a number of mental health conditions. We will help you to identify more subtle signs of poor mental health in and out of the workplace. Develop a detailed understanding of what issues employees/service users face and how to overcome them.
We will equip you with the skills to detect high functioning mental illness at work, as well as the tools to provide genuine emotional support to colleagues and service users.
- Develop your awareness and understanding of a number of common mental health issues, and help you to identify common signs and symptoms.
- Help you understand the impact of workplace stress and the impact that this can have on mental health.
- Help you develop active listening skills in order to provide emotional support to colleagues struggling with mental health conditions.
- Recovery Models and promoting a culture of acceptance and honesty.
- Gain an insight into support options available and where to find them.
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I took the stress management training course in London and found it very useful.
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My company opted to use PMAC for in-house training, Hayley was incredibly professional and fun to work with.
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Why is Mental Health Awareness important?
It has become more important than ever to ensure that you are aware of your own mental health, as well as the health of your employees and colleagues. We are living in an ever-increasing stressful world, meaning that looking out for the signs and symptoms of various mental health conditions is a duty that everyone should undertake.
1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health illness during their life, with women being at more risk than men. Although women are more likely to suffer an illness, men are more likely to commit suicide, with ages 25-45 being at the highest risk. There are numerous campaigns out there to encourage people to talk about their mental health, it is strongly suggested that if you are experiencing any of the signs and symptoms of poor mental health, you talk to someone as it is proven that even talking can help.
Employers have a duty of care for their employees, meaning they are responsible in ensuring that they actively monitor their employees physical and mental health wellbeing. More companies are choosing to receive mental health awareness training which will help management (HR Manager, Senior Managers, Directors etc) with identifying if their employees are struggling with any conditions. Employees should also look out for their colleagues. They can do this by understanding the different types of mental health conditions as well as the key warning signs which may tell them if a colleague is either suffering from an illness or at risk.
It is important to take care of your own mental health, as an individual. Our lives can be incredibly stressful with work stressors and day-to-day pressures, so it is essential you plan some down time where you allow yourself to unwind and recover. It is proven that even just switching off electronic devices for 1 hour before bedtime will increase our quality of sleep, and reducing our risk of mental health conditions or burnout.
Having conversations with friends or family that may be suffering from Mental Health conditions is also of importance. Learning how to strike up these conversations and enabling people to trust in you is a great tool to have. Learning to identify the signs of mental health conditions can help save lives and get people the help they need. Our Mental Health Awareness Training provides you a a specific overview of various conditions and how to spot them.
Mental Health Conditions
There are numerous mental health conditions that everyone should be aware of. Having just a basic knowledge of common illnesses will allow you to understand what others are going through and identify the signs and symptoms of someone suffering from them.
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the modern world. Over 300 million people across globe suffer from depression-related illnesses – the actual figure may be mugh higher as there is a group of people that haven’t been diagnosed. Depression is much more than just a low-mood, as it can impact your day-to-day life including work, family, self-confidence and motivation.
Second to depression is Anxiety, which is thought to affect over 7.3% of the worlds population. It is one of the most common, debilitating conditions which can have serious implications for individuals. Anxiety can cause not only internal, mental symptoms but it can also manifest itself with physical symptoms too, such as nausea, sweating, increased heart rate and breating rate, as well as high blood pressure.
How can we help?
At PMAC, we provide specialist mental health training and support for individuals and organisations. Our qualified trainers have in-depth knowledge on all mental health conditions including the signs and symptoms. During our engaging courses, they will talk you through how to spot conditions, methods of talking about mental health, effective listening skills and where to seek further help. The courses include group discussion and activities to really bring course to life.
Please contact us if you are looking for mental health training in London or Manchester and we can arrange for you to attend. Alternatively, if you are looking for in-house mental health training, we can put a bespoke package together for your company.
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Our specialist team of trainers in Birmingham are well equipped to provide individual and corporate training. With over 10 years experience in mental health and wellbeing, we can provide your team with the tools they need to truly understand mental health conditions and the variety of support options that are available to people. Get in touch with our team to find out how we can support you.