mental health

Creating a mentally healthier workplace

26th May 2022

This short session will look at examples of good practice and discuss ideas of how to create an environment that promotes and open culture on the topic of mental health.

First Aid for Mental Health

10th May 2022

This course explores normal mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy it gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and supporting those returning to work after a period off sick.

Bereavement and breaking bad news

26th April 2022

At certain times we may be involved in breaking bad news or dealing with someone who is newly bereaved. This course looks at the process and support available that could be utilized to help during this period. The holder will learn skills to be able to empathize with and manage the ongoing wellbeing of the affected person. The session will teach delegates how to have sensitive conversations that may well impact on how the affected person deal with their situation or loss.

Mental health awareness

1st April 2022

This course provides the candidates with the knowledge and understanding of good mental health and the normal highs and lows within ‘mental health’. It also looks at what happens when this starts to go wrong and what signs to look out for that may indicate this. It concentrates on how to create a mentally healthier workplace and how to look after one’s own mental health.

First aid for mental health

6th January 2022

This course explores normal mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy it gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and supporting those returning to work after a period off sick.

Supporting mental health: Spotlight on self-harm and eating disorders

16th November 2021

This course will spotlight the unhealthy coping strategies used by those suffering from mental illness. The candidates will hear detailed personal experiences, professional advice on support and strategies for assisting anyone who is going though treatment and recovery phases of their illness.

First aid for mental health

10th November 2021

This course explores normal mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy. It gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and supporting those returning to work after a period off sick.

Mental health awareness

30th September 2021

This course provides the candidates with the knowledge and understanding of good mental health and the normal highs and lows within ‘mental health’. It also looks at what happens when this starts to go wrong and what signs to look out for that may indicate this. It concentrates on how to create a mentally healthier workplace and how to look after one’s own mental health.

Covid: Loneliness a ‘bigger health risk than smoking or obesity’

28th June 2021

NHS prescriptions for gardening and dancing are “vitally needed” to help tackle rising levels of loneliness after lockdown, people suffering from isolation have said. Social prescribing has been included in the Welsh government’s list of priorities for the next five years. A Mind Cymru pilot project is looking into its impact on mental health. One woman…

A matter of priority: COVID-19 vaccination and mental health

6th May 2021

People with severe mental illness have a substantially reduced life expectancy, from 15–20 years less than those without schizophrenia, bipolar, or major depressive disorders. This grim statistic is, unfortunately, one of the few things that all in the mental health field can agree on—the evidence is too overwhelming to argue otherwise. The primary reasons for…