Mental Health

About the course:

This three hour session is designed to provide an introduction to supporting people with Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. This course is not a safeguarding course, it is tailored to how we support people experiencing mental health problems and how your organisation can better respond. Looking at check-lists, capability and empowerment.

By the end of this training session, participants should be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of mental health and suicide
  • Feel confident supporting an individual expressing suicidal thoughts (whilst safeguarding concerns are being handled through your policies and procedures)
  • Understand better ways to deal with a difficult or anxious client
  • Identify relevant organisations to sign-post people to


About the trainer:

This course has been designed by our Training Lead, with a varied background in local government, mental health work, managing a Government funded equality programme and our work at Citizens Advice Stockport. His personal background on some of these issues adds a dynamic to the course, encouraging healthy discussion and exploration around a subject that is gaining prominence.  Led by a passion for delivering effective and meaningful services, your learners can be confident that the content will be relevant and that they can fully participate in the group.


Feedback about the course:

“I feel better informed of how to support vulnerable people”

“Very useful & interesting subjects!! Really enjoyed learning”

“Useful session to get clarity regarding various issues”


To book this training, please complete the form below:

Per delegate
Full course (max 15 learners)