Mental Health and Well-being Training

The Science of Well-being – offered by Yale

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

Mental Health First Aid England

MHFA England is the only provider of licencsed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England. As a social enterprise their vision is to improve the mental health of the nation. Never before has this been more important. No matter which sector you work in, coronavirus will be having an impact on your people and their mental health and wellbeing. MHFAE are focused on providing support to your workplace through adapted training and new resources. We will support your organisation to look after the mental health of your employees. You can find their online training programme here.

Scotland’s Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid is an initial response to distress and all participants on the course understand that this help is given only until other suitable or professional help can be found.

Training in Mind: Hyfforddiant Mewn Meddwl

Training is essential to equip people with tools, understanding and confidence to deal with all kinds of mental ill-health and wellbeing issues.

Mental Health Matters Northern Ireland

We want to encourage people to talk about mental health as we would physical health, reducing the stigma attached. At Health Matters, we offer a range of workplace programmes suited to all employee levels related to mental health.

Freedom from Torture

We offer training and other support to professionals who work with refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants, including people that have survived torture.

Claiming Space

Claiming Space provides innovative and rigorous workplace training for lawyers working with clients who have experienced trauma and with traumatic material.

Smooth Transitions

A coaching programme dedicated specifically to business leaders and professionals undergoing change – equips clients not just to cope but to thrive, and to create and embed strategies that will maximise their effectiveness now and sustainably, long into the future.

Mind – Mental Health Awareness E-Learning

These E-Learning courses are designed to help employers to raise awareness of mental health in their organisation. They will help your employees to better understand and manage their own mental and to support their colleagues, and better equip managers to encourage mentally healthier workplaces.

Challenging the Dynamics around Racism

This course is an safe and interactive opportunity to learn and apply some of the latest thinking from anti-oppression theory to help us understand why and how we are socialized and conditioned in the dynamics of racism. The aim if this course is to create a safe and non-judgmental environment where we can all learn and grow. You may have little knowledge around issues of race – but feel uncomfortable with the current rhetoric and want to learn more; you may have lived experience of racism and want to understand more and/or you may work around these issues and want a theoretical and practical understanding to help support you with your actions. By the end of the course, participants will have a greater understanding of how we are all socialized in racism, what patterns support this socialization and what are ways that we can challenge these patterns.

Understanding Mental Capacity – Open University

This free course, Understanding mental capacity, describes the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision making in the UK. The course begins by looking at what mental capacity – and the lack of it – means. You will be introduced to various groups of people who are more likely to lack mental capacity, but you will also learn why it is relevant to everyone. You will look at what can be done to help someone to make a decision themselves and the principles and steps that enable people to judge, fairly, whether someone has capacity or not. You will be introduced to the legislation in the UK and will see how it supports and protects people who may lack capacity.

Managing Mental Health and Stress – Coventry University

Our mental health is as important as our physical health, and it can fluctuate on a spectrum from good to poor. Work-related stress and mental health problems often go together and the symptoms can be very similar. In this course, you will have the opportunity to discuss the definitions of mental health and stress, and explore how to recognise the key signs.

Work and Mental Health – Open University

Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties could take paid employment if it were not for numerous barriers in the workplace and the wider community (Centre for Mental Health, 2013). In this free course, Work and mental health, you will look at some of the ways in which employment affects mental health and what can be done to support people in finding and keeping work.