As part of our work as Scotland’s first social enterprise, tackling stress prevention and early intervention in the workplace, we strive to provide the best quality mental health education which includes Mental Health First Aid.
In today’s stressful world, it is more important than ever that workplaces should promote good mental health amongst their employees, as it’s proven that this, alongside early intervention, can prevent mental illnesses, but it’s also important that people have the tools to support those around them with mental health issues.
We are currently piloting some workshops with the aim of supporting organisations in drawing up a framework to implement and support *Mental Health First Aid Officers in the workplace.
The *Mental Health First Aid Officer must:
1. The workplace’s commitment to cultivating a workplace where:
2. The role of Mental Health First Aid Officers.
3. The importance and limits of confidentiality.
When implementing this framework, workplaces need to consider:
It is the responsibility of the employer to:
We are currently developing a Mental Health First Aid Champion programme with Apex City Hotels, running pilot workshops and creating the structure of how it will work in practice. We will use the learnings from this and turn it into an additional service that we can provide.
Simply get in touch to register your interest for running this programme in 2019.