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Course description

Stress is now the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK today. It can have a drastic effect on our productivity, confidence and mental well-being – and if left unaddressed can lead to serious mental and physical health problems.

Understanding the physical process behind the stress response and identifying our own triggers and reactions can help us to manage stress more effectively and reduce its damaging impact on our lives. Using a combination of real-life stories, expert insight and original drama, this course looks at the nature of stress and its impact on our health and explains what we can do to combat it and support our general mental well-being.

This course will give a better understanding of:

  • the impact of employee stress
  • key triggers for stress in the workplace
  • how to spot the warning signs that someone may be suffering from stress
  • practical steps to take to reduce stress and support good mental health
  • employers’ legal obligations with regards to employees’ mental health
  • how good management, open communication and healthy working relationships are key to our psychological well-being at work.

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If you are a good manager, it's likely that you are going to be able to manage a mental health issue well.

Linda DoeApana Business Psychology

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