Upcoming Course - Mental Health First Aid Lite

Our next open 3 hour Mental Health First Aid Lite Course will be taking place on Wednesday 4th May in Solihull. To register your interest, please email katie@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

Details below:

Date and Time: Wednesday 4th May 2016: Time: 9.30am prompt – 12:30pm

Location: Solihull

Cost: £95 per delegate

Further details will be sent once places have been confirmed.

Why should your organisation take the Mental Health First Aid Lite course?
  • One in five employees report their job to be very or extremely stressful
  • One in six employees are likely to experience problems with stress, anxiety or depression at any one time
  • It was estimated that employees with mental health problems who were not being supported cost UK businesses £30.3bn, this is equivalent to £1,206 per employee per year (Centre for Mental Health)
The course enables participants to:
  • gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health
  • gain a greater understanding of how and why positive and negative mental health affects business
  • work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems
  • identify the discrimination surrounding mental health problems
  • define mental health & some mental health problems
  • relate to people’s experiences
  • help support people with mental health problems
  • begin developing a business case for promoting positive mental health in the workplace
  • look after their own mental health

Following the course, participants will all receive a certificate of attendance along with a manual for further reference.

To register your interest, please email katie@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

Katie attended the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy where she set up Altruist in 2013. Since then, Katie has won various awards including Birmingham Mail's Young Achiever of the Year 2017, New Entrepreneurs Foundation 'Future Face of Business' and Entrepreneurial Spark's 'Most Accelerated Business'. She has also been a finalist in nine other award categories and in 2014, Katie was invited to attend the prestigious 'Women of the Year Lunch' in honour of her work raising awareness and reducing the stigma attached to mental health.

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