When you book onto a course you are entrusted to ensure this has been agreed with your line manager.

Gaining a greater understanding about Mental Health, can help us to support others and ourselves, when we are faced with the manifestation and symptoms of mental ill-health.


Course objectives:

During this workshop participants will define mental health and the components of mental well-being and will gain a deeper understanding of the causes, symptoms, stigmas, social and cultural attitudes and the support available for the following mental health issues:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Phobias

Intended for:

It is especially suitable for frontline staff or anyone with little or no knowledge of mental health conditions. If you work with others, manage others, or work alone, then understanding Mental Health is important. Mental ill health can occur with anybody at any time for various reasons.

Course Dates

Course When Where

Mental Health Awareness

No courses currently scheduled


To book on a course please email the course title and the date you wish to attend to the Learning and Development Team.  Please also let us know if you have any special requirements or would like us to make reasonable adjustments in order that you can get the maximum benefit from the training.

If no dates are scheduled you will be able to add your name onto a waiting list and you will be contacted when a date has been arranged. To register interest in a future course please email the Learning and Development Team with the title of the course you wish to attend.


If you are registered, training is available via  e-learning, through Learning Nexus see the E-Learning page for more information about the courses available and how to access them.

Online Resources

The Mental Health Charity 'Rethink Mental Illness' are a good source of information. They offer a whole range of Fact sheets and Acas provide a free online e-learning course entitled Mental Health awareness for Employers. There is also a very informative short film produced by Mindful Employer available online.