Mental Health and Wellbeing Courses

Our courses give you the tools, understanding and confidence to support people experiencing mental illness, stress and distress in their workplace, community and whānau. 

  • Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Starting with Mental Health 
  • Psychological First Aid 
  • Coping With Stress 
  • Are You Worried About Someone?
  • Youth Psychological First Aid 

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace develops an understanding of the mental health continuum and opens the conversation about mental health.

We use ‘LOOK, LISTEN, LINK’ which provides a framework and a support process to give practical tools and strategies to help someone who may need mental health support.

The programme also provides organisations and teams with the tools to better identify, understand, and manage mental health issues in their workplace.

Learning Outcomes

The participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of mental health, mental distress and mental illness and how it affects family/whanau and work colleagues.
  • Gain a support process and practical skills of the LOOK, LISTEN, LINK framework to help someone who may need mental health support.
  • Leave with tools to create a positive mental health environment in the workplace.

Course Information

  • Platform: Face-to-face
  • Course length: Seven hours
  • Additional information: We are able to run private group courses if you require.

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Starting with Mental Health

Starting with Mental Health gives participants the knowledge and confidence to cope with colleagues, customers, and whanau experiencing mental distress.

We use ‘LOOK, LISTEN, LINK’ which provides a framework and a support process to give practical tools and strategies to help someone who may need mental health support.

Learning Outcomes

The Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of mental health, mental distress and mental illness and how it affects family/whanau and work colleagues.
  • Gain a support process and practical skills of the LOOK, LISTEN, LINK framework to help someone who may need mental health support.

Course Information:

  • Platform: Face-to-face
  • Course length: Four hours
  • Additional information: We are able to run private group courses if you require.

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Psychological First Aid

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a simple, yet powerful way of helping someone in distress, so they feel calm and supported in coping with their challenges, whether it’s personal, work related or affects the whole community.

Learning Outcomes

The participants will:

  • Understand what PFA is and what it is not
  • Become familiar with distress reactions
  • Have tools to be able to provide PFA using ‘The Five Elements’ and the action principles: ‘LOOK, LISTEN and LINK.’
  • Practise providing PFA.

Course Information

  • Platform: Face-to-face
  • Course length: Seven hours
  • Additional information: We are able to run private group courses if you require.

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Coping With Stress

Stress, Wellbeing and Resilience

It’s not surprising we’re feeling stressed right now, given the unusual circumstances we are in and their ongoing effect on our lives. The stress hormones, adrenalin and cortisol, are largely responsible for the range of reactions you may be experiencing right now. Don’t panic, it’s okay. It’s normal to feel like this in a stressful situation. However, it’s not pleasant and learning to identify what your stressors are and how to manage them will help improve your wellbeing.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand what stress is and how it affects you
  • Develop some ways to improve your wellbeing using: Feeling good, Functioning well and Connecting with others.
  • Understand how to enhance your resilience.

Course Information

  • Platform: Webinar
  • Course length: Three, one hour sessions
  • Additional information: We are able to run private group courses if you require.
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Are You Worried About Someone?

Starting this conversation can save someone’s life. 

It is important we talk about suicide in Aotearoa.

While we may feel helpless, or as if there is nothing we can do, there is!

In this webinar you will learn the process of LOOK, LISTEN and LINK, which will give you the tools to support those you may be concerned about. 

In understanding some of the warning signs, engaging in safe and direct conversations about suicide and linking the person to professional help  you can practice significant interventions that can save lives.

This webinar includes material from the Mental Health Foundation.

At the end of this webinar you will be able to:

Help support someone who may be at risk of ending their life by using:

  • LOOK: Know some of the warning signs
  • LISTEN: How to check-in, listen and respond
  • LINK: Connect the person and/or yourself to the right support

Course Information:

  • Platform: Webinar
  • Course length: 40 minutes
  • Additional information: We are able to run private group courses if you require
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Youth Psychological First Aid

Youth Psychological First Aid (PFA) is aimed at young people 14 years (year 10) and up, or leaders working with young people. It is a simple, yet powerful way of helping someone in distress, so they feel calm and supported in coping with their challenges, whether it’s personal, work related or affects the whole community.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand what PFA is and what it is not
  • Become familiar with distress reactions
  • Have tools to be able to provide PFA using ‘The Five Elements’ and the action principles: ‘LOOK, LISTEN and LINK.’
  • Practise providing PFA

Course Information

  • Platform: Face-to-face
  • Course length: Seven hours
  • Additional information: Courses are delivered exclusively for groups of 12-20 participants.

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