Mental Health Awareness

3 Hour Face-To-Face Plus Pre-Learning

Enhancing Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace for Improved Productivity and Wellbeing

Research has consistently highlighted the crucial link between employee wellbeing and productivity within organizations. A happy, motivated, and engaged workforce is no longer considered a luxury but a vital factor for sustainable commercial success. However, despite recognizing the importance of prioritizing mental health in the workplace, many business leaders struggle with implementing effective strategies.

This proposal aims to address this challenge by offering a comprehensive approach to promoting and enhancing Mental Health Awareness in the workplace through First Aid Certified.


  • Provide a “source of truth” regarding mental health issues in the workplace.
  • Offer practical guidance and advocacy for business leaders to effectively promote mental health awareness.
  • Increase understanding and awareness of mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, and Schizophrenia.


First Aid Certified will focus on educating business leaders on the following mental health issues:

1. What is Mental Health?

  • Understanding the concept of mental health and its impact on overall wellbeing.
  • Recognizing the importance of addressing mental health in the workplace.


2. Depression:

  • Exploring the signs, symptoms, and impact of depression on employees.
  • Providing strategies for creating a supportive environment for employees with depression.


3. Anxiety:

  • Identifying common anxiety disorders and their effects on workplace performance.
  • Offering practical tools for managing anxiety and promoting a stress-free work environment.
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4. Bipolar Disorder:

  • Educating leaders about the complexities of bipolar disorder and its potential challenges in the workplace.
  • Suggesting accommodations and support strategies for employees with bipolar disorder.


5. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

  • Understanding PTSD triggers and how they may manifest in the workplace.
  • Implementing trauma-informed practices to support employees with PTSD.


6. Psychosis:

  • Clarifying misconceptions about psychosis and its impact on individuals’ perceptions and behaviors.
  • Providing guidance on creating a safe and inclusive environment for employees experiencing psychosis.


7. Schizophrenia:

  • Dispelling myths surrounding schizophrenia and fostering empathy and understanding among colleagues.
  • Offering resources and support for employees managing schizophrenia symptoms.


  • Improved employee morale and satisfaction.
  • Reduced absenteeism and presenteeism related to mental health issues.
  • Enhanced productivity and performance through a supportive and inclusive work culture.
  • Compliance with mental health regulations and standards.


First Aid Certified will offer workshops, training sessions, and educational resources tailored to the specific needs of each organisation. Our team of experts will work closely with HR departments and leadership teams to develop customized mental health awareness programs that align with the company’s values and goals.

Prioritizing mental health awareness in the workplace is not only ethically responsible but also strategically advantageous for businesses. First Aid Certified aims to empower organizations to create a mentally healthy work environment where employees can thrive personally and professionally. Together, we can foster a culture of empathy, support, and resilience that benefits everyone in the organization.