We provide courses “off the shelf” or tailored to your needs.

An introduction to mental fitness: 2 hours
  • Ideal for the wider workforce
  • How does mental fitness influence individuals?
  • Stigma and the language used to describe mental health
  • Positive pressure and stress
  • Why do people respond differently to stress?
  • Introduction to anxiety and depression
Mental Health awareness and management workshop: 4 hours
  • Ideal for managers/team leaders
  • How does mental fitness influence individual’s performance and attendance?
  • Language and stigma
  • Getting the best from return to work interviews/staying in touch
  • Gain skills and confidence in managing employees with stress related issues
  • Duty of care and discussion of case studies
  • Introduction to HSE stress management standards
  • Signposting for support
Mental Health First Aid, 2-day course. The Gold Standard!
Session 1
  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • What is depression?
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Risk factors for depression
  • Depression in the workplace
Session 2
  • Suicide figures
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • First aid for suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care
Session 3
  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions and CBT
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm
Session 4
  • What is psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Mindshift can also provide a role description for your in-house MHFAiders and work with you to ensure this new role is communicated company-wide and safely implemented.

One-day Adult MHFA course
  • 1-day intensive course for up to 16 delegates
  • Delegates qualify as a MHFA Champion
  • Includes manual, workbook, certificate
  • An understanding of common mental health issues
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
  • Confidence to support anyone experiencing mental distress
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing
Half day Adult MHFA
  • A 4-hour course for up to 16 delegatess
  • Delegates qualify as Mental Health Aware
  • Includes manual, workbook and certificate
  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
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Continuous Professional Development

Mindshift has a team of associates who are experts in their field and who provide further wellbeing courses relating to:

We encourage your mental health ambassadors, HR and management staff to continue their learning and to upskill their knowledge to better support your employees.

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