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How to become a Mental Health Champion

You don’t need to be an expert to talk about mental health. The most important skill for a Mental Health Champion is listening and being able to do so non-judgementally.

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About the course

This course focuses on building Mental Health Champions in your workplace. They are reminders of an organisation’s commitment to wellbeing and together they help shape a more empathetic workforce as they promote greater understanding of the needs and feelings of others.

Benefits of the workshop

  • Improve understanding and awareness of the role and skills of Mental Health Champions
  • Be more confident to start mental health conversations at work
  • Gain knowledge of signposting and support options
  • Become aware of opportunities and solutions for wellbeing activities
  • Reflect on the importance of self-care in the role of Mental Health Champion

What’s in the workshop?

  • What does it mean to be a Mental Health Champion?
  • What are the key skills of champions?
  • How to start conversations about wellbeing
  • Where to signpost someone
  • How to organise activities to promote wellbeing
  • Why is it important to fight mental health stigma?
  • The self-care of Mental Health Champions

Training Delivery

Training is delivered interactively with practical exercises, participation from delegates and opportunity for questions and discussion.  As Mind in Harrow we are a specialist provider which ensures that knowledge provided is well-evidenced and relevant.

This workshop is developed to run for 3,5 hours with suitable breaks.  It is delivered via Zoom or Teams  at a time that suits your team.  We can also tailor the content and duration to fit your training requirements.


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