Transpire Training Limited

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Mental Health Champion

One Day Course

Strong work place focus. All about spotting the signs of mental ill health, with a particular focus in the workplace, explores sources of workplace stress and highlights risk and protective factors. Cover NICE workplace guidelines. Also takes a look at the most common mental health conditions (anxiety and depression) and basic Mental Health First Aid skills for early intervention and signposting to further support. 


Recommended for

Strongly recommended for anyone within line management.

Anyone who would like to enhance mental health knowledge and basic first aid skills 


You will gain

  • Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues.

  • Increased mental health awareness and an in-depth look at anxiety and depression

  • Understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing.


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are an MHFA Champion

  • A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.



Course Outline - Two sessions split over one day

Session One

  • About Mental Health First Aid 

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session Two

  • Suicide 

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 

  • Action planning for using MHFA