Mind in Kingston

Mental Health Training for Businesses

One in four people will suffer with a mental health issue in their lifetime, and this will impact on every aspect of their lives, including their work.

Mental health issues can affect staff productivity, the quality of their work and staff turnover, costing employers between 33 billion and 42 billion per year. 

By having a better understanding and awareness of mental health issues, employers can offer a more supportive environment and reduce the impact mental heatlh issues have on their business.

Our training offers:

  • An overview of the most common mental health issues and conditions, their symptoms and treatments
  • How to support someone with a mental health issues, incluidng accessing statutory services and community-based support
  • Techniques to improve resilience and maintain mental wellbeing
  • Reducing discrimination and stigma amongst employees and promoting a more open, understanding and positive attitude towards mental health
  • Support for employers to create a mental health plan or policy

Costs:

Short presentation (up to 1 hour): 150 

This provides an overview of the most common mental health issues, how they impact on staff and the company, how to encourage staff to seek support and how to create a better, more positive working enviroment.

Half Day Training Session (up to 3 hours): 300 

This provides an in-depth overview of the most common mental health issues; the impact this on staff and the company; how supporting staff can improve a company's productivity, quality of work and staff morale; how to open up conversations about mental health without judgement; improving staff resilience; and creating a mental health plan or policy.

What our customers say:

"The delivery was excellent, performed by two people who really lived the subject and put us all in the room with mental health" Paul, Kingston Samaritans

"[the presentation] means a lot to our students and adds so much to their learning" Royal Holloway University of London

"thank you so much for your valuable time and delivery of our two Mental Health events at BP yesterday, we had a very good attendence and engagement and I know a lot of colleagues really appreciated your wealth of experience about Mental Health" Kym, BP


For further information or to book a session, please contact Vicky Bourne, Mental Health Trainer at vicky@mindinkingston.org.uk or on 020 8255 3939.

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