Mental Health Learning

Mental health, self-harm, and suicide prevention training, expertly delivered to your organisation or community.

Why it matters

33%

Mental health

One in three adults will access treatment for a mental health condition such as depression or anxiety in their lifetime.

25%

Self-harm

One in four women under the age of 25 has self-harmed.

20%

Thoughts of suicide

One in five adults and one in four young people under the age of 25 has expressed having had thoughts of suicide.

Statistics and us

Over 64 million of us live in the UK. Statistics present group data, but group data is made up of tens of millions of individuals, some of whom we come into contact with in our daily lives – individuals we could each support when they are experiencing difficult times. If only we knew how to help

Your community is where you are

Mental Health Learning is a North West England based organisation, founded with communities and businesses in mind. We bring expert knowledge and build life-saving skills around serious topics at the heart of our communities because that’s where it really matters.

Your community could be

  • your place of work
  • your school or university
  • a community group

What’s important is that your community is where you are.

What our training provides you

We give course participants the confidence, knowledge, tools and practical skills to

  • listen effectively
  • know what to say
  • know what support to offer and how

This will help you support people experiencing difficulty with

  • mental health
  • self-harm
  • thoughts of suicide
  • issues in the workplace

Our courses run from 60 minutes to 2 days and we can deliver them to your organisation in a venue of your choice. Many of our courses can also be delivered online.

We occasionally run courses that anyone can book onto. See our Frequently Asked Questions or Course Schedule for details.

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Help & advice

Visit our Help & Advice page if you are if you are

  • concerned about your mental health
  • harming yourself
  • thinking about suicide
  • worried about someone

Quick reference guides

Our work and social lives are complicated enough and we all encounter difficulties sometimes. With this in mind, we created a selection of straightforward and practical quick reference guides to inform and help both yourself and others.

The guides are all 100% free and you can read and download as many as you like – no email required.

Testimonials & feedback

Alice has a super work ethic and her upbeat personality and engaging personal style enables her to interact effectively with the trainees during the delivery of our training. She is very well organised and keeps track of the details necessary to deliver our training.

MIND in Salford

Alice is a highly qualified natural trainer with a relaxed easy style of presentation which is due to her confidence and skills and knowledge of the subject. She researches her subject and prepares thoroughly – with great attention to detail – to ensure she is knowledgeable and can respond to any challenge the delegates may send her way.

Funding Officer,
The National Lottery Community Fund

Captivating training despite being emotive and heavy subject. Alice kept my interest at all times. Really enjoyed every part of it. Very useful, thanks!

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  • Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Oldham Council
  • Norbury Hall Primary School
  • Newall Green High School
  • Trafford College
  • Met Police
  • First Choice Homes Oldham
  • Horwich Farrelly