Training Courses

Our sessions can take place in person or online, delivered by our experienced mental health trainers. The training aims to promote understanding of mental health and wellbeing, reduce stigma and provide practical tools to support mental health in the workplace.

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Our courses

• Group sizes are up to 16 unless otherwise stated.

The return on investment in preventative and proactive approaches to employee mental health is significant. This 3.5 hour workshop covers various aspects of implementing an organisation-wide mental health strategy including the business case; identifying and tackling causes of work-related poor mental health; promotion of wellbeing in organisational culture; the role of managers; data collection and utilisation; and policy review.

Specifically created with Directorate in mind, this workshop is the first step on your change journey.

3.5 Hours

£1600 for 16 people

This course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. It can be delivered online or in person, and will give you:

• An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

• Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

• Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

• Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

• Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS or a mix

MHFA England have just launched a new an updated version of the course with added extras and support, if you would like to find out more please click here for more details.

Private Course: £3,250 – group sizes up to 16

Open Course: £325 per person
Book onto our next course:
2024 Courses:

5th and 6th February – ONLINE
Address:  Oxfordshire Mind Zoom
Timings: 9:30am to 5pm both days
Sign Up Link: Here

3rd and 4th April – IN PERSON
Address:  Oxfordshire Mind, Oxford
Timings: 9:30am to 5pm both days
Sign Up Link: Here

10th and 11th June – ONLINE
Address:  Oxfordshire Mind Zoom
Timings: 9:30am to 5pm both days
Sign Up: Here 

25th and 26th September – IN PERSON
Address:  Oxfordshire Mind, Oxford
Timings: 9:30am to 5pm both days
Sign Up : Email Us 

An exciting opportunity to learn about mental health with our experienced and engaging trainer. Explore stigma; understand stress; challenge thinking distortions; research some mental health conditions; learn how to feel more confident in starting a conversation about mental health and how to look after your own mental health.  Read more about Adult Mental Health Aware Half Day (MHFA England)

4 hours plus break

Private Course: £1,320 – group sizes up to 25 

Open Course: £125 per person

Contact our training team to find out when our next Mental Health Aware course will be: trainingenquiries@oxfordshiremind.org.uk

A powerhouse of proactive tools for decreasing stress and building good mental health. Read more about The 5 Ways to Wellbeing Workshop

from 1 hour: £330 – group sizes up to 30.

An opportunity to join others to explore the challenges and solutions of working from home. With a particular focus on the importance of managing our wellbeing when working from home. Read more about Working Well from Home

2 hours: £400

Gain a basic understanding of anxiety and learn a variety of tools that can be used to manage this. Read more about Introduction to Anxiety & Tools to Manage It

Topics covered:

• The function of anxiety

• Signs and symptoms

• Ways to manage this

• How to manage a panic attack

2 hours & 30 mins: £825 – group size up to 16

Session content includes:

• What is self-esteem?

• Signs of low self-esteem at work

• The origins of self-esteem

• The relationship between self-esteem and our core beliefs

• The effect of social media

• How to take control

• Further support

2 hours 30 minutes: £825 – group size up to 16

Dealing With Change?

Book our new course for your team, courtesy of Workplace Wellbeing. For groups of up to 16.

  1. Explore the impact of change
  2. Understand 4 principles of change
  3. Turn procrastination into productivity
  4. Be Calm through change
  5. Take away our Change Toolkit

2 hours 30 minutes: £825 – group size up to 16

What is the effect of consistent stress on our mental and physical health?

What is your stress signature?

How can we build resilience to stress?

Join our Stress S.O.S clinic and explore how we can deal with Sources Of Stress.

Take away a comprehensive toolkit of tips and resources.

2 hours 30 minutes: £825 – group size up to 16

Develop your knowledge of common mental health difficulties and what you can do as a manager to support your team’s wellbeingRead more about Understanding Mental Health & Tools to Support Focusing on anxiety and depression

Topics covered:

• Signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression and how we can spot them when working remotely or in person

• Explore practical tools to support our teams.

1 day: £1600 ( or 4 hours: £825) – group size up to 16

If you are a Mental Health First Aider you have the skills for life that can support you and the people around you.
We believe that mental health should be treated equally to physical health – and just like physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid training should be kept up to date.

The four-hour MHFA Refresher course will empower you to:

• Keep your awareness of mental health supports current

• Update your knowledge of mental health and what influences it

• Practice applying Mental Health First Aid action plan

Please note that the MHFA Refresher is only for people who have completed the Adult Mental Health First Aider course.

4 hours plus break: £1,320 – group sizes up to 25 

Open Course: £125 per person 

Our next Open Course is on Thursday 27th July, book your space here

This course is available for individuals or small groups to book onto.

Understanding the impact of stigma on Mental Health in the workplace.

  • Find out how language drives stigma.
  • Discover the prevalence mental health conditions and understand specific diagnoses.
  • Learn to start a helpful conversation about mental health.

1hr 30mins
£400 for up to 30 people

Explore and address some of the most common issues among Men.

  • Understand the factors impacting men’s mental health.
  • Find out why men don’t tend to talk about mental health.
  • Learn what to do if you are worried about yourself.
  • Discover how you can help others.
  • Hear where else you can find support.

1hr 30mins
£400 for up to 30 people

A one-day programme for organisations and communities on how to have a conversation that could save a life. The programme provides an empathic, person-centred approach, based on trust, understanding and excellent communication with participants and across groups. Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. For anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

Full day course
£1500 for up to 16 people

The Suicide First Aid Lite course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills that can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive. This easy to grasp session gives the first step in greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide. Suitable for those with no prior knowledge of the subject, it teaches the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and how to direct them to a suicide first aider for further support. 

Half day course
£1000 for up to 20 people

Want to create truly inclusive spaces for colleagues and clients? Build and apply your knowledge with our bespoke course covering:

  • Bias and its barriers
  • Diversity – what does it really mean?
  • The power of curiosity
  • Putting allyship into action

Half Day Course

£825 for 16 people

• To book, please complete the In-House Training Request form, email or call us. For charities, please apply a 10% discount.

Email: trainingenquiries@oxfordshiremind.org.uk

Phone: 07394 566845 or 07918732135