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Become a Mental Health Awareness Trainer with Learn 2

Our Head for Work Learn 2 course gives people with lived experience of mental health issues – 'experts by experience' – the opportunity to become mental health awareness trainers. The next course will be starting in September, so read on to find out more!

If you have ever experienced depression, anxiety, stress or any other mental health problem, are a Harrow resident and are currently unemployed, you could join our Head for Work training programme and deliver mental health awareness workshops on behalf of Mind in Harrow.

The training course is twelve sessions long and will run over six weeks (i.e. two sessions per week), starting on Thursday the 21st of September. After completing the course you will receive a Mental Health Train the Trainer Award, accredited by Middlesex University, and will go on to help develop and deliver mental health awareness workshops in business and other workplaces. You will be making a real contribution towards ending mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace.

The course starts soon, so don't delay! For more information visit the Head for Work webpage, where you can download the application form to be returned to Mind in Harrow as soon as possible. You can also call Vicky on 020 8515 7850 or email v.rix@mindinharrow.org.uk.

Take a Stepping Stones course this Autumn!

Autumn is a perfect time to learn something new and our Stepping Stones courses are a perfect way to do that!

Stepping Stones courses are for people living in Harrow who experience mental health issues. As well as learning different skills, taking a course can help you gain confidence and meet new people. You might even discover a hidden passion or talent!

Enrolment for the next set of courses will take place on Tuesday 12th September 2017, between 11am and 12.30pm, at Harrow Baptist Church, College Road, Harrow, HA1 1BA. Course places are limited and are allotted on a first-come first-served basis, so come early to ensure a place on the course of your choice! For more information contact Tracey on 020 8426 0929. This term we will have the following courses on offer:

  • Beginners' Photography – gain confidence to create excellent imagery!
  • Comic Creators: Cartooning & Illustration – learn to express yourself through comic art
  • Yoga – the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquillity and joy; union of the mind, body & spirit

There is a 15 charge for these 10 week courses, 5 of which will be returned to you when you attend the final discussion session. You can browse the Autumn 2017 course brochure online for more information.

If you would like details on how to enrol or further information please call Tracey on 020 8426 0929 or email: info@mindinharrow.org.uk. You can also visit the Stepping Stones webpage.