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Did you know that 11.7 million working days were lost in 2015/16 due to work related stress, depression or anxiety*?
Employees' mental wellbeing can affect how well a workforce functions, which is why we've developed courses based on the Red Cross' psychosocial framework for supporting people in crisis.
Our courses aim to help people manage stress and promote wellbeing by looking after themselves and others, building more resilient individuals and teams.
Common causes of work related stress, depression or anxiety (defined as a harmful reaction to work pressures) include:
There were 488,000 cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16, accounting for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health*.
Our one, two and half day courses help people to:
The courses are ideal for managers, supervisors and support staff, particularly those in customer facing roles or demanding work environments.
Taking a positive approach to mental wellbeing can result in:
To find out more about what we offer, please contact us via our simple enquiry form.
"After attending this course, I feel better placed to understand how and why people respond the way they do. The training is already making a positive difference to our customers and our people."
Gavin Scaife, Aviva – read full case study
* Labour Force Survey (LFS): Work related stress, anxiety and depression statistics in Great Britain 2016
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