Address Your Stress

Mental Health First Aid courses for organisations by Peter Larkum

  • Decrease anxiety and stress
  • Increase productivity
BBC • Cisco • Oxfam • Ministry of Defence • Oxford University • Aviva • Royal Mail • British Gas • HSBC
Mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated:

£34.9 billion each year.

That's £34,900,000,000. A lot of zeros. Broken down…

  • £10.6 billion in sickness absence.
  • £21.2 billion in reduced productivity.
  • £3.1 billion in replacing staff who leave their jobs for mental health-related reasons.

Simple steps to improve the management of mental health in the workplace will allow employers to save 30% or more of these costs, adding up to £10 billion a year.

That's saving £1,500 per person per year.
This is where we can help.

(1.) Centre for Mental Health, 2017: Mental health at work: The business costs ten years on. (2.) Centre for Mental Health, 2017: 
Employment: the economic case.

BBC  •  Cisco  •  Oxfam  •  Ministry of Defence  •  Oxford University  •  Aviva  •  Royal Mail  •  British Gas  •  HSBC

Are your team under too much stress?

Here are the signs…

Emotional signs

  • irritability or tearfulness
  • more arguments
  • loss of humour or confidence

Behavioural signs

  • consuming more caffeine, alcohol, or cigarettes
  • indecision, inability to concentrate
  • difficulty remembering things

Physical signs

  • constant tiredness
  • frequent headaches or stomach upsets
  • lack of care over appearance

Learn how to respond, even in a crisis.

Who is this for?

  • Employees
  • Line Managers
  • Executive Leaders
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    Occupational Health Workers
  • HR (Human Resource) Professionals
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    Anyone in a team
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    Senior Leaders

Peter Larkum
Award-winning MHFA instructor

I'm here to help you…

  • manage wellbeing proactively
  • minimise the impact of mental ill health on work and life

Each course will teach you to…



spot the symptoms






towards support

I won’t teach you to be a therapist, but you will learn how to listen, reassure and respond… even in a crisis.

And potentially stop a crisis from happening.

MHFA Courses

Adult MHFA 2 Day Course

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.

Adult MHFA Half & 1 day COURSEs

The half day is an introductory session to raise mental health awareness, whereas the 1 day qualifies you as a MHFA Champion.

Youth MHFA 2 Day course

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, with a specific focus on how that relates to younger people.

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