Mental Health Awareness for Managers

Mental Health Awareness for Managers

This course is designed to provide management teams with a greater understanding of mental health and practical and effective evidenced based tools to support staff

Duration: 3 hours.


  • Remote (Teams or Zoom).
  • At your place of work.


  • Worksafe UK Certificate of Course Completion.
Rated 5 Stars

“I found Andy to be very knowledgeable on all risk assessment questions I fired at him.  The training will be very beneficial.”

Rated 5 Stars

“This session was very well presented and informative. It was enjoyable and has given me the confidence to apply the principles.”

LC, Queenscourt Hospice
Rated 5 Stars

“A really well-presented training session with emphasis on practical application but also the opportunity to think through overall in-house policies.”

Rated 5 Stars

“The course confirmed what I should be doing and explained each topic clearly. The practical session was good and the feedback very helpful.”

IS, Rood Lane

About This Course

This information-packed and interactive Mental Health for Managers Course is aimed at management level to equip them with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to support and promote mental health and well-being within their teams and workplaces.

The course uses the model of:

  • Prevent
  • Promote
  • Protect/support

Course Aims

This course aims to provide participants with a greater understanding of different mental health conditions, and practical and effective tools to support others in their workplace who may be struggling with mental health issues.


  • What mental health is and what a mental illness is
  • Legal framework
  • How looking after mental health is good for business
  • The mental health continuum
  • The connection between work and mental health
  • Mental health assessment tool
  • The difference between stress, anxiety and depression
  • The role of managers
  • Self evaluation of management style
  • Identifying and understanding common mental health conditions
  • How to recognise when someone is struggling
  • What to do in a crisis situation
  • Looking after your own mental health
  • Using a Wellness Action Plan
  • Training mental health first aiders
  • Finding support
  • Mental health recovery

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for all staff at management level.

Benefits to you

Mental health training can help managers become more aware of how to support the wellbeing of their team.

This in turn helps fulfil the duty of care requirement for employers to prioritise the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce.

Arrange a Course

A private course, delivered on a date of your choice, is an excellent choice where you have a number of people to train. We can even customise the content for you.

Delivered onsite at your place of work or, where possible, via Teams.

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