Mental health first aid in the workplace

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace is increasingly being considered as important as Health and Safety First Aid. Expert training and support in this area can help you manage and maintain positive wellbeing within a working environment.

A qualified MHFA person can help the team spot signs of mental health issues amongst colleagues and offer support and advice as well as implement practical measures on how to potentially address and manage any issues.
Mental health training can help nurture a culture of care, support and wellbeing in the workplace. Using basic guidance, a designated

MHFA person can have widespread and lasting benefits including:
· Early identification of possible mental health issues, offering support before the issue becomes to challenging to manage.
· Create a healthy conversation around mental health, promoting open discussion and engagement.
· Nurture a culture where a mentally healthy environment thrives.
· Offers support to those with mental health illnesses to flourish in the workplace.

A recognised MHFA forms part of a wider employee approach based around care and support and ultimately will help cultivate a healthier and happier working environment.

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