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Supporting Mental Health – A Managers’ Guide

Upcoming Dates:

Date and Time Location Price
Thursday 7 March, 9:30am-5pm Manchester £150 + VAT per person
Thursday 13 June, 9:30am-5pm Manchester £150 + VAT per person
Workplace Dates (1 Day or 2 Half Days) Online or Face to Face £1,500 + VAT (up to 16 participants)

Who is it for

Managers play an important role in supporting the mental health of employees. However, knowing how to provide the best possible support can be challenging, especially as managers are often busy balancing a range of other responsibilities.

This interactive course has been designed specifically for managers and those working towards management responsibilities to provide support and guidance. It will help develop a core understanding of mental health before exploring a range of strategies to provide effective mental health support within a team.

Course Content

Part 1 – Mental Health Awareness

  • What is mental health?
  • Causes, signs and symptoms of key mental health conditions
  • How to support someone in mental distress
  • Signposting to local and national support

Part 2 – A Managers’ Guide

  • The current picture in mental health and why it’s important to invest
  • The Core and Enhanced Mental Health Standards and how to implement them
  • Relevant tools and resources and where to find them
  • Discussion and practise of having mental health conversations
  • Strategies for developing a positive team culture and a mentally healthy workplace

We also offer tailored training to ensure we meet the needs of your organisation. For example, we can add additional modules to address specific challenges within your organisation. Please contact us to discuss this.

Discounts available for charities organisations and for Manchester Mind Charity Partners – please contact us for your discount code.

As part of the HR team, I took away a lot of really helpful tips that we can implement across the firm, particularly signposting and information. The trainer also makes you feel more at ease about having conversations with people, about not worrying that you’re saying the wrong thing and the importance of simply listening and signposting.

We’re a local, independent charity and we’re here to support you.

Any profit we make from training is invested back into our charity to enable us to continue to provide and develop our services for young people and adults at a time when they are more needed than ever. Find out more about the work we do here.

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