Mental Health Educational Workshops


Mental Health Education Basics

We understand that you may not know how to support a loved one, a close friend, family or somebody you work with experiencing a mental health issue. 

Mindcanyon mental health education will teach you how to spot early signs of possible mental health issues.

 Course overview:

In the U.K, one in four people will experience a common mental health related issue (such as anxiety or depression) every year.

It is more important than ever to understand what mental health is, and be able to identify the signs and symptoms of poor mental health, and to provide the correct support and guidance to those who are affected. 

 Course content:

  • Understanding what mental health is, and how to help somebody experiencing poor mental health.
  • How to feel more comfortable talking to your employer, friends or family about mental health.
  • You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the needs, and experiences of people with mental health needs.
  • You'll explore the stigma of mental health.
  • You'll explore communication skills and practice active listening.
  • Increase awareness of attitudes towards mental health.
  • Identifying areas that affect mental health and well-being.
  • Recognise and understand some of the most common signs and symptoms of mental health conditions.
  • You'll acquire the skills and confidence to help people who may be experiencing mental health problems.

Benefits of Mentally Healthy Awareness Education:

· Understanding of what mental health is.

· Understanding of what mental ill health is.

· Understanding of poor mental health recovery.

· Early intervention with people who may be having issues with their mental well-being.

We'll also ensure you know how to look after your own well-being.

 Who is the course for? 

This course is suitable for anybody wishing to increase their understanding of mental health along with poor mental health issues, how to spot early signs of mental health issues, and how to signpost somebody towards expert help.

We offer bespoke training in many areas of mental health, from anxiety and depression to stress. Please message for training and delivery details.

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Mental Health Recovery

The concept of recovery is about staying in control of your life after experiencing a mental health problem. 

Professionals often refer to the 'recovery model' to describe this way of thinking.

Putting recovery into action means focusing care on supporting recovery and building the resilience of people with mental health problems, not just on treating or managing their symptoms.

There is no single definition of the concept of recovery for people with mental health problems, but the guiding principle is hope - the belief that it is possible for someone to regain a meaningful life, despite serious mental illness.

 Recovery emphasises that, while people may not have full control over their symptoms, they can have full control over their lives. 

Recovery is not about 'getting rid' of problems. It is about seeing beyond a person's mental health problems, recognising and fostering their abilities, setting goals and allowing them to find a purpose.  

Course overview:

Feeling in control of your working life, building strategies for fulfilment at work and home, make life so much easier. By creating your own well-being plan, you will gain a deeper appreciation and feeling of satisfaction from work, and beat the negative side to depression or stress. We use the S.I.M.P.L.E recovery model which aims to help people with mental health problems to look beyond mere survival and existence, It encourages them to move forward, create a actionable well-being and work health toolkit.  This course is for anyone who seeks greater understanding of mental health recovery.

 Course content:

  • Introduction to the S.I.M.P.L.E recovery model
  • Understanding and creating a work and well-being action plan 
  • Creating an emotional first aid action plan
  • Coping strategies for emotional overload at work and home

Methods of learning:

This is a 6 hour course, using tutor facilitated class based learning, tutor-led group work and audiovisual presentations. 


Benefits of Mentally Healthy Awareness Education:

· You'll have a better understanding of mental health

· You'll be able to assist a persons recovery and rehabilitation

· Understanding of what poor mental health recovery involves

· You'll understand the importance of early intervention with people who may be having issues with their mental well-being

Who is the course for?

 Multi-sector organisations dealing with sickness and absence due to work related stress, private, voluntary and public sector workers, community members, charity organisations and individuals.

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Suicide Awareness And Prevention

Course overview:

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. This course is for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

Course content:

  • The impact and value of personal and professional experience with suicide
  • Barriers that prevent people at risk seeking help
  • Prevalence of suicide thoughts and suicide behaviours
  • The Signs of Suicide and the Suicide-Safety Guide
  • Partnership working and community resources

Methods of delivery:

Taught over 6 hours using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audiovisual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience.

Learning outcomes:

- Suicide behaviour; reasons and magnitude of the community health problem.

- Role of the carer in managing suicide interventions; different roles with different people

- Understand approaches and process of suicide intervention including desired outcomes

- Understand the importance of self-reflection and personal impact when working with suicide and people at risk

Pre-training requirement:

No previous experience or training is necessary. Participants will be asked to self- reflect and empathise with a person having thoughts of suicide.

Who should attend?

Multi-sector practitioners including health, housing, social care, education, criminal justice, call centre operators, private, voluntary and public sector workers and community member.

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