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Mental Health and Wellbeing Webinars with SAMH

Session1 – Mental Health Awareness
Session 2 – Introduction to Suicide Prevention
Session 3 – Having Effective Conversations
Session 4 – Mentally Healthy Workplaces incl. Practical Skills

Looking after our own and our teams mental health and well-being has never been more important so we’ve partnered with SAMH to bring you this series of 4 crucial webinars to provide you the with the awareness, skills and tools necessary to successfully support yourselves and each other.  

Session 1 – Mental Health Awareness:

These webinars are suitable for everyone.

If you missed the live sessions, don’t worry, you can catch them all here.

Session 2 – An Introduction to Suicide Prevention:

Session 3 – Effective Conversations

Session 4 – Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Below is a series of short courses to help raise awareness of mental health issues and provide tips on looking after and improving your own and your colleagues/teams mental health during this challenging time.  These courses were developed and delivered by our partners at North East Scotland College (NESCol).

Part 1 – Awareness

  • What is mental health?
  • Causes, effects and impact
  • What is stress?
  • Resilience
  • Understanding anxiety and depression

Part 2 – Proactive Approach

  • Listening Skills
  • Resources

Part 3 – Self Help

  • Help to deal with stress, anxiety and depression

Suicide prevention training

Suicide prevention is everyone’s business, and local government employees have a key role in preventing, recognising and responding to distress. This online resource provides an additional way for the 250,000 strong workforce to learn more about suicide prevention.

This online resource consists of three animations totalling nine minutes and can be viewed via the links below.

Look After Your Mental Health
Have a Healthy Conversation
Save A Life: Every Life Matters
Online training to help you understand and manage levels of anxiety while maintaining resilience during Covid-19
There are things we can do to look after our mental wellbeing during this time. SamH have created this page, gathering information, links and resources, that can help keep you informed and protect your mental health.

UNDERSTANDING SLEEP – DON’T HIT SNOOZE ON YOUR HEALTH – for everyone

The programme adopts a preventative approach and will provide useful information, relevant to all members of the general public, around the link between sleep and health and wellbeing. 

Check out these wellbeing training videos and webinars

Breathing (Mindfulness) Exercise

This breathing exercise can help you calm your mind and boost your wellbeing and can be undertaken at your desk.

Your Resilience and You 

Joanne Kerr is a qualified and experienced Coach and Coach Supervisor.  She has worked in a coaching role for 15 years and has a particular interest in resilience.  Sign up for a FREE Turas learning account to access now.

Visualisation (Mindfulness) Exercise

This exercise, using the power of ‘close looking,’ can help you find calm amongst the demands of life and work.

Emotional Resilience

Chair Exercise

This video takes you through some exercises you can do in the office.
 

An Intro to Mindfulness

TOOLS

Self Assessment
Talking Toolkits

Stress Management Competency Indicator Tool

- assess whether your management behaviours are effective for preventing and reducing stress at work

Let's Chat - See Me

- a practical tool for managers and supervisors to start open and honest conversations

Through our membership of the North East Learning Collaborative (NELC) we have access to a wide range of training on Mental Health related topics.  Click on the image to enlarge and read more or download and submit a training application form below.

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