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Mental Health Awareness Training

Mental Health Awareness

This course is an ideal introduction for anybody looking to gain increased awareness and knowledge surrounding mental health. It will explore a range of common mental health problems, including their symptoms and common misconceptions related to them. It will increase confidence in spotting signs of poor mental health and in having conversations with anybody who may be struggling with their mental health.

Open Access Mental Health Awareness Training

Individuals and small groups can book onto our open access course.

Length:    3 hours
Price:    £60+VAT  (discount available for charities and Charity Partners)

We are also offering discounts for group bookings: 10% off 2 places; 15% off 3 places; and 20% off 4+ places. Terms and conditions apply.

Our next course is taking place online via Zoom at 1pm-4pm on Monday 30 October.

Mental Health Awareness Training for Your Workplace

We can deliver this course directly to your workplace, either online or in-person.

Length:    3 hours
Number of learners:    Up to 16
Price:   £625+VAT face to face | £550+VAT online

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

Who is it for

This course is suitable for all staff. You do not need any previous training in mental health or wellbeing to attend.

Learning aims

  • To examine the preconceptions and stigma surrounding mental health
  • To increase awareness of mental health issues and the impact that poor mental health can have on an individual’s life
  • To increase knowledge and confidence when supporting people with mental health issues

Course content

  • What is mental health?
  • The mental health continuum
  • Symptoms and signs of common mental health problems (depression, anxiety, OCD, schizophrenia, psychosis, and bipolar disorder)
  • Myths and stereotypes surrounding mental health problems
  • How to support someone who is in mental distress
  • Signposting to local and national support

The trainer did a great job of making everything very relatable and fostered a safe environment for people to share personal experiences.

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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