Mental Health Champions take the lead in developing a supportive culture for wellbeing and mental wellness. Workplace mental health ambassadors are employees who challenge stigma and encourage positive mental health in the organisation and for its workforce. They work alongside your human resources (HR) team to help create a positive mental health culture at their workplace. By understanding mental health and wellbeing, businesses will develop stronger relationships with their employees, improving staff retention levels, morale, and productivity.
Mental ill-health is a growing public health concern. It is essential at both a personal and organisational level to promote and support wellbeing and mental wellness. This programme is essential for equipping people to be champions and ambassadors for Mental Health and Wellbeing within your organisation. Whether for Line Managers, HR or Employee Representatives, it is crucial you have people within your organisation that are equipped to support the health and wellbeing of your people. Having a critical mass that is certain about how to apply your wellbeing policies, understand the support resources that exist and know how to engage someone whose wellbeing may be compromised and crucial in any organisation.
Our Mental Health Champions programme is designed to raise awareness and broaden individuals’ understanding of mental health. This programme provides the right foundations to help create a more engaged, happy and high-performing culture. In this workshop, we will explore how to ask better questions, how best to approach people and how to practically apply these skills in the workplace.
Specifically, this workshop aims to:
How do I know if this workshop is right for me?
If you are passionate about wellbeing. Want to understand more about mental health. Be able to create a positive change in your workplace or contribute towards healthier and more inclusive organisational culture. Then this programme is for you! This programme will give you an extensive understanding of mental health and the most common mental health issues. It will provide you with an in-depth approach on how to best approach and support your colleagues at work. It will gauge your current understanding of your views and knowledge of mental health issues and equip you with essential skills to develop connections and engage in a more meaningful conversation.
How do I participate?
This can be run online as a series of course modules or as two half-day or one full-day live workshop.