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How to have a Conversation about Mental Health (for Employees) (MHA02)

In today’s fast-paced world, things can get on top of us all too easily. When it comes to your work life, well, that can be especially challenging. All those tight deadlines, a lack of balance between home and work, and the different personalities of your colleagues and managers to contend with. And they’re probably all facing the same challenges, too. It’s no wonder more than 1 in 4 of us will experience some form of mental health issue at some point in our lives.

Talking about our struggles can help make a huge difference, and that includes speaking directly to your employer. Ok, so starting that conversation may seem pretty difficult, especially in the workplace. But getting it started is what this course is all about. If you or a colleague are struggling with mental health issues, then speaking up is crucial. Nobody should struggle in silence.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Speak to your employer about your mental health issues and what the confidential procedure is if you’re concerned for colleagues
• Identify common signs of poor mental health in the workplace
• Describe what sorts of help is generally available to employees

Why take this course?

This course will be helpful to everyone struggling with mental health issues, but to employees in particular. Poor mental health can affect any one of us and occur at any time in life. By taking this course, you’ll gain a better understanding of the help that’s available to you, as well as the confidence to speak to your manager about your concerns.

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  • How to have a Conversation about Mental Health (for Employees)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed