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We're proud to support Mental Health Awareness Week 15-21 May 2023 shareable post from the Mental Health Foundation

Anxiety Webinar – Free event for Mental Health Awareness Week

By Jan Lawrence | 04 May 2023

To support this year’s Mental Health Awareness week we are delivering a free 45 min live online webinar on this year’s theme, anxiety – a normal emotion but one which can get out of control, learn some facts and tips.

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Suicide awareness training is available in a virtual format

By Amanda Furness | 27 November 2020

A summary of the suicide first aid awareness training we can currently deliver to organisations in a virtual live online format, either for an in-house group or for individual staff members to join one of our Winter open course dates.

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Managing Declarations of Suicide and Self-harm

By Amanda Furness | 28 October 2020

How would you respond to a declaration of suicide or self-harming behaviours? Find out why this may be a pertinent time to understand suicide intervention.

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3 photos of a person-shaped sponge, a course workbook with pen and a clock tower taken from the ground. With the words, 'If someone you know was thinking about suicide, would you know how to help?

NEW Course – Suicide First Aid Through Understanding Suicide Intervention

By Amanda Furness | 16 December 2019

We have introduced an accredited 1-day suicide first aid course suitable for anyone who seeks greater understanding & confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

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Become a Mental Health First Aid Champion

By Amanda Furness | 13 July 2018

We’re delighted to offer the Workplace Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) one day course, the completion of which qualifies participants as Adult MHFA Champions. Very positive feedback has been received from our first attendees of this course.

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Updated Mental Health First Aid Half Day course now available

By Amanda Furness | 24 May 2018

We’re delighted to be able to offer the updated Mental Health First Aid Half Day Course. Delivered by passionate & knowledgeable trainers, it can offer each and every individual in your organisation a basic mental health awareness session.

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Bespoke Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers at Plexus Law

By Jan Lawrence | 30 January 2018

Plexus Law is at the forefront of defendant law. We were delighted when Plexus Law’s Learning and Development team approached In Equilibrium to discuss delivering a 3-hour bespoke Mental Health Awareness training course at their Leeds office.

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Risk Assessment in the Workplace: a priority for psychological as well as physical wellbeing

By Amanda Furness | 22 December 2017

An explanation of why managers should consider psychological wellbeing alongside any potential physical dangers when carrying out workplace risk assessments. How to use In Equilibrium’s ‘CUSP’™ framework to manage mental health conditions at work is outlined.

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Higher Education Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course introduced

By Amanda Furness | 10 November 2017

In Equilibrium are delighted to offer the new one-day Higher Education Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course. Specifically tailored to the needs of staff and students in higher education establishments, completion of the course qualifies you as a MHFA champion.

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Mental health core standards recommended by new review

By Amanda Furness | 27 October 2017

“Thrive at Work” is a new review commissioned by the Prime Minister, it recommends employers adopt 6 mental health core standards to help reduce the annual cost of poor mental health in the UK.

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