Work-related mental health problems are at record levels, with stress, depression or anxiety now the single greatest cause of sick absence in the UK. In the civil service, mental health problems account for 26% of all sick absence – partly due to job cuts and workforce change.
This popular module offers regular, bite-sized online learning for up to one month. It will help you understand some common signs and symptoms of mental health issues, and equip you with tools and information to promote mental health awareness in your workplace.
Register today to become better informed about the issues which affect one in four of us at some point during our lifetime.
Who's it for?
- If you want to become more aware of mental health issues and conditions - this course will provide you with some key facts and insights.
- If you're a PCS member, or rep, who's attended one of our regional Mental Health Awareness courses, this online course will help reinforce some of the information you've learnt.
Further information on a number of the topics covered can be found in the TUC's Mental Health and the Workplace booklet.
PCS is fighting for positive mental health in the workplace. We provide support for members, training for reps, guidance from PCS equality networks and campaign to raise awareness. For further information, speak to your ULR or the learning organiser in your region or devolved nation.