Flexible start date




  • Care


  • Online

Why take this course?

The course gives a good overview on how to respond when a colleague, or anyone else, is in crisis. With clear advice and guidance, you will become more confident in supporting someone experiencing mental health problems.

What you will experience

The course is broken down in to 2 bite-sized units with the following titles:

• Taking Care of Your Mental Health
• Mental Health First Response

On completion of this course you will be able to:

• Take practical steps to improve their mental health
• Recognise early signs of deteriorating mental health
• Describe constructive ways to open a conversation about wellbeing
• Apply listening skills in conversation
• Identify the difference between judgemental and non-judgemental behaviour
• Describe common symptoms of poor mental health

The online materials include quizzes and exercises to help reinforce learning. There is also an online assessment to test your understanding of the topic on completion of the course.