Mental Health Aware Course

This course raises awareness of mental health. It covers;

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental illnesses
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Who should attend:

  • We recommend that anybody that manages staff would benefit from attending

Course Content

Available online of face to face at your premises of work.


  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources


Mental Health Aware won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond. You will learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health and develop the skills to  someone while keeping yourself safe.

Course Details

A manual and workbook to refer to whenever you need will be include as part of this course, providing a helpful toolkit to support mental health. 

In House Training

Agility can deliver Mental Health Aware training at your premises for a maximum of 12 people.

Assessment & Certification

Upon completion candidates will receive a certificate or attendance.

For a tailored quotation on how to reduce the risk and improve compliance within your business

Contact us today on 01527 571 611

First Aid At Work

Emergency First Aid At Work

Paediatric First Aid


Read the latest news from Agility Risk & Compliance.