Developing Good Mental Health in the Workplace

6 modules


Dr William Davies



This online course spells out what you can do to develop your own mental good health in the workplace, as well as that of your colleagues. As such it empowers everyone (managers and non-managers alike) to take good care of themselves. It covers (a) the major diagnoses in mental illness, (b) the 4 bases you need to cover to maintain good mental health and help others do so; and (c) how the material covered meshes with your workplace.


The course covers a great deal:

  • What constitutes mental health.
  • Mental illness: what is and is not mental illness, distressing everyday experience versus mental illness – is one more important than the other?
  • The complex brain: how it can – and does - pull us in conflicting directions.
  • How to develop your good Mental Health and wellbeing, and how to maintain it. The 4 bases we need to cover for good mental health.
    • Behaviour: what we do. This defines ‘our life’!
    • Biology: sleep; diet; exercise, illness, etc.
    • Surroundings: housing, social contacts, family, debts, etc.
    • Thinking: our mental life. Even if everything else is in order, we can still trip ourselves up!
  • Being a good colleague.
  • Spotting signs of problems in others.
    • Interacting helpfully with people who are having mental health problems.
    • Support from friends and family.
    • Helping the person to talk and think.
    • Empathy and validation.
    • Summary: the Do’s and Don’ts.
    • Sources of outside help.

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By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate 3 hours CPD

Learning Credits

Welcome and Introduction
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What Constitutes Good Mental Health
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How to Maintain Good Mental Health
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Being a Good Colleague
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Where to from here
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Added 9 days ago, by Saleema
Very helpful.
Added 12 days ago, by Sartu
informative and easy to follow
Added 19 days ago, by Aysha
Added 3 months ago, by Ashleigh
An ok course but a little underwhelming. I don't believe I learn anything new.
Added 4 months ago, by Anonymous
Added 5 months ago, by Anonymous
Added 5 months ago, by Dawn
Very clear narration and informative slides.
Added 5 months ago, by Katy
Content not new to me but a good reminder and well delivered
Added 8 months ago, by Rachel
Enjoyable, informative, relevant.
Added 10 months ago, by Anonymous
Very informative and I enjoyed the course.

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