Mental health in the workplace for managers

Designed and delivered by people with lived experience of mental illness, our mental health in the workplace training introduces employers and employees to the stigma and discrimination people living with mental illness face, as well as introducing a range of tools to support colleagues in their workplace who might have their own mental health concerns.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at anyone who may support colleagues in the workplace in relation to their mental health, particularly employees with people-management responsibilities.

How long is the session?

3.5 hours including short breaks.

What will I learn?

Delivered through a range of activities and case studies, modules covered are:

  • What is mental health?
  • What is mental illness?
  • Mental illness in the workplace
  • Management tools - how to complete a stress risk assessment according to the Health and Safety Executive's standards, the role of wellbeing plans at work, and how to explore and make reasonable adjustments in relation to mental health
  • Communication - How to have a supportive conversation with someone about their mental health, in a workplace context
  • Self-care and ways of role-modelling this


How do I book?

Contact our training team by emailing training@rethink.org or by calling 0207 840 3069

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