Many people will experience mental health issues at some stage in their lives, including in the workplace. These people may need additional support at work during this time.
Participants will gain a greater understanding of how individuals are affected by common mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, stress, mood disorders and suicide ideation. The workshop will also detail and discuss how workplaces can respond appropriately and assist people with these issues.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- understand common mental health issues and how they affect people
identify indicators of mental ill-health
- apply skills to support colleagues who are experiencing mental health issues
- appropriately refer colleagues or staff to access support services and assistance.