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Mental Health Champions

This one-day course is designed to inform, inspire and drive organisational change, challenge stigma and discrimination, and promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

Mental Health Champions act as role models, encouraging staff to feel comfortable discussing their mental health and wellbeing. Champions will be equipped to influence and promote positive mental health and wellbeing across the organisation.

What will you learn?

  • Understand the meaning of mental health and your role as a Champion
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions
  • Recognise the difference between mental health and mental illness
  • Have the confidence to challenge stigma and discrimination
  • Signpost a person towards supportive and professional pathways
  • Understand how to promote and maintain a healthy, flourishing workforce.

Understanding the course

Mental Health Champions can take place across two 3-hour sessions online or a full day in person. It is delivered in person by a facilitator or by video conferencing.

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to promote positive mental health and create a mentally healthy workplace. This is face-to-face delivery, with participant group numbers between 8 and 12.

S1. Promoting positive mental health
What is mental health?
Mental health definition
The fluidity of mental health

S2. The role of mental health Champions
What influences our mental health?
What is a mental health champion?
Monitoring mental health

S3. Understanding stress
The stress curve
Coping with stress
Benefits of letting out stress

S4. Awareness of mental health conditions
Common mental health conditions
Stigma and discrimination
The confidence to challenge

S5. Starting encouraging conversations
Steps to supportive conversations
Case studies
Ways to wellness

S6. Positive outcomes and positive futures
Your mental health and wellbeing
Action plan
Round up and reflections

Contact our Training team to find out more about our Mental Health Champions course.

“The course got amazing feedback and we have gone on to implement some of the suggestions resulting from this.”
- Debbie Blinkhorn, HR Business Partner, Spirit AeroSystems, Prestwick.
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