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Head for Work: Workplace Mental Health Awareness Training

Head for Work: Workplace Mental Health Awareness Training
CONTACT Hanlie Burger – Head for Work Project Coordinator 
Email: [email protected]  Tel: 020 8515 7861     

Our research shows that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers.  Poor mental health costs employers between 33 billion and 42 billion a year.    Mixed anxiety and depression has been estimated to cause one fifth of days lost from work in Britain.  One in five people feel they cannot tell their boss if they were overly stressed at work.

Right now 1 in 6 workers is dealing with a mental health problem such as anxiety, depression or stress. This can stop people performing at their best.

At Mind in Harrow, our Head for Work Project deliver specialist, tailored mental health awareness training, which is employer focused.  Organisations can choose the date and location for training and we provide User led Trainers who are accredited by Middlesex University. 

Book Mental Health Awareness Training

We run bespoke sessions to suit your business. Pick the date and location and our trainers will come to you. Choose from a variety of tried and tested courses or we can tailor the training to suit the needs of your organisation. You can find a list of the types of training we offer on this page.

All you need is: 

  • An appropriate room to accommodate the session 
  • A laptop 
  • A projector 
  • A flip chart with pens / white board 

We will provide training information packs and a USB to display slides.

Our Trainers

Training is delivered interactively with practical exercises, participation from delegates and opportunity for questions and discussion.  A vital aspect of our training is having someone with lived experience involved in delivery and sharing their personal testimony.  As Mind in Harrow we are a specialist provider which ensures that knowledge provided is well-evidenced and relevant.

Right now 1 in 6 workers are experiencing depression, stress or anxiety. Poor mental health is now the number one reason for staff absence. Mental health training from Mind in Harrow offers a cost-effective way to promote mental wellbeing in your organisation. We offer a range of training topics focused on helping to reduce workplace stigma and encourage a positive, healthy and productive workplace culture.

Training Types and Costs

We are able to train up to groups of 20 people for full and half day sessions, however we suggest that smaller groups are better.  Lunch and Learn sessions can be delivered at our Mind in Harrow sites, however we are happy to come to you.

Lunch & Learn (sessions are for 1 hour and include an information pack and a light lunch)

Cost: 18 per person
Time: 12am-1pm or 1pm-2pm

Half day

Cost: 450 (10-15 people)
Time: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm 

Full day

Cost: 800 (10-15 people)
Time: 10am-4pm

Topics covered in our sessions include:

  • Managing Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Mental Health Awareness (for managers and/or staff)
  • Building Emotional Resilience
  • How to cope with stress and improve your wellbeing
  • Emotional Wellbeing

Quotes from participants

The trainers interacted brilliantly and it was really sensitively presented.  The personal testimony was very powerful to exemplify issues.

Mental Health Awareness Training

I feel more educated about mental health, not just for employees, but also for myself.

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace Training

It was so useful to be able to open up and others feeling confident to do the same.  I enjoyed the understanding and energy from the tutors.  It feels as if I am now better able to understand mental health and mental health issues.

Mental Health Awareness Training


Book a FREE taster presentation

If you want to see if Mental Health Awareness Training is right for your workplace, please contact Hanlie Burger, Head for Work Project Coordinator, on 020 8515 7861 or email [email protected].