Through the use of structured experiences, group discussions and interactions, this dynamic, engaging and interactive session is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to increase their awareness of mental health and its potential incidence and impact in the workplace, challenge existing stereotypes of mental illness, and explore how they might better support their colleagues who are struggling with mental health issues. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to consider their current mental health and strategies to ensure continued health and well-being in their current context.
What will you learn?
Recognize the stigmas that typically surround mental health/mental ill-health
Describe the continuum of mental health: From illness to wellness
State the potential incidence and impact of mental health/illness in the workplace
Recognize indicators of a possible mental health issue
Evaluate your mental health status using the wellness wheel
List an array of strategies to promote mental health, in yourself and others in the workplace
Who should attend this course?
Designed to appeal to anyone interested in acquiring more information, insights, and ease with mental health in the workplace and to acquiring insights, information and ideas intended to support mental health in the workplace.