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At Vida Consulting we recognise that education is required to destigmatise mental health issues. We provide bespoke mental health training tailored to the needs of organisations and communities. We also offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training in England and Scotland.


 

Our bespoke training is tailored to our clients’ needs and includes
- Lunch and learning sessions (1 hour)
- Mental health training (2 - 4 hours)
- One-to-one consultation





Bespoke Mental Health Training

Mental health and productivity in the workplace (online and in person)

This training will explore how mental health influences wellbeing and productivity in the workplace.


Why Mental Health in the Workplace?

- Mental ill health in the workplace is on the global rise and impacts negatively on staff productivity and wellbeing. This has been further exacerbated by the Covid 19 pandemic.


- There is growing evidence that supports the link between workplace stress and the development of common mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.



 



Some of the topics include:

- What is mental health?
- Mental health and stigma
- Establishing how mental health impacts workplace productivity
- Identifying mental health problems in the workplace
- Introduction to suicide intervention

 

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Mental Health Awareness Training for Secondary Schools and Tertiary Institutions in West Africa (online and in person)

Mental health issues in schools and tertiary institutions are largely unrecognised and have remained a salient issue particularly in developing countries. The Mental health Awareness for Secondary Schools and Tertiary Institutions is aimed at staff and students of these establishments with a particular focus on West Africa.


Why Mental Health in Secondary Schools & Tertiary Institutions?

- Globally, mental health conditions amongst young people is on a global rise and has been further exacerbated by the Covid 19 pandemic


- Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15 – 19-year-olds (WHO)

- There is research evidence to suggest that young people are particularly vulnerable to developing mental health conditions when going through the adolescence phase.


- The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 50% of all mental health conditions start the age of 14 but most cases are undetected.




Mental ill health amongst the young people can cause distress to the individuals, schools, tertiary institutions and their families. It can also lead to long term impairment with negative socio-economic consequences for the nation.


Some of the topics to be covered include:

- What is mental health?
- Mental health and adolescence
- Mental health and stigma
- Understanding common mental disorders
- Introduction to suicide intervention

 


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Faith and mental health (online and in person)

This training seeks to explore the link between faith and mental health. It is open to all faith groups with a specific focus on the Christian faith


Why Faith & Mental Health?

Mental health research suggests that faith is a protective factor that can prevent an individual that is vulnerable or at risk of developing mental ill health from this.


Some of the topics to be covered include:

- What is faith?

- What is mental health?

- Faith as a protective factor

- Introduction to suicide




 

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Culture, Stigma & Mental Health (online and in person).
A training to look at the link between culture, stigma and mental health.


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