Workshops
& Education

Our programs are designed to engage, educate and encourage people to kick start conversations about wellbeing and in particular mental health.

Mental Health Classes and Workshops

Man Anchor is a grassroots mental health and well-being movement that provides mental health education workshops and training for businesses, schools, and community groups around Australia. We aim to promote a better understanding of mental health issues and how to deal with them.
We strive to create opportunities for discussion, education, and action on mental health issues that affect people every day.

We run a number of different projects within the community such as our #letstalk workshops, an Ambassador program, and Mental Health First Aid courses. Our programs are designed to engage, educate and encourage people to kick start conversations about wellbeing and in particular mental health.

 

Here is an overview of our current courses:

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE

Choose The Workshop That’s Right For You

The #Letstalk Workshop

1 Hour Course

The #letstalk workshops are run in a relaxed and inclusive environment where we help break down the perceived stigmas and barriers that have historically held people back from reaching out for help or reaching out to help someone in their life.
Topics Covered:
• Removing the perceived stigma
• Raising awareness
• Breaking down barriers
• Creating opportunities
• Normalizing the topic
and language
• Sharing experiences
• Identifying triggers
• Knowing the signs
• Tools to keep yourself on the good side of the
mental health spectrum.

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Communication With Care

4 Hour Course

The Communication with Care workshops empowers the participant to develop the core skills and a deeper understanding of how to identify, listen and support someone they are concerned about or may be in crisis.
Topics Covered:
• Understanding stress, distress, and crisis
• Recognising barriers to getting and giving support
• Recognising supportive and unsupportive
coping strategies
• Communication skills
• Suicide awareness
• Finding supportive resources
• Self Care

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Mental Health First Aid Course

12 Hour Course

The Mental Health First Aid course teaches people how to offer initial support to adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or in a crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Topics Covered:
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Psychosis
• Substance abuse
• Suicidal thoughts
• Self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Aggressive behaviours

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Corporate And Organisation Workshops

If you run a business or any kind of sporting or community group you should consider the benefits of running a customised mental health workshop for your employees and members.

Create Awareness In the Workplace

The first step to a healthy workplace environment is to provide mental health education for staff/organisation members, raising awareness, understanding, and encouraging discussion about mental health issues.

Empower Supervisors
and Mentors

We can train key staff/organisation members to identify and understand the first signs of mental health issues, open conversations and provide advice and support.

Get The Conversation Started!

Our programs are designed to encourage people to kick start conversations about well-being and in particular mental health.
That’s got to be a good thing for your organisation!

Workshops for Schools

Over the last couple of years, we have seen an increasing demand for mental health programs for schools, We have now adapted our successful workshops for the school environment, with content carefully tailored for the specific needs of students and school staff. A summary of our school workshops is below:

The #Letstalk Workshop
For Schools

1 Hour Course

The #letstalk workshop is designed to engage, educate, empower and encourage students (ages 12 – 18) to kick start conversations about Health and Mental Health within their own
circle of family and friends.
The workshops are run in a relaxed and inclusive environment where we help break down the perceived stigmas and barriers that have historically held people back from reaching out for help or reaching out to help someone in their life.
Topics Covered:
• Removing the perceived stigma
• Raising awareness
• Breaking down barriers
• Creating opportunities
• Normalizing the topic
and language
• Sharing experiences
• Identifying triggers
• Knowing the signs
• Tools to keep yourself on the good side of the mental health spectrum.

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Teen Mental Health First Aid Course

12 Hour Course

The Teen Mental Health First Aid course is for high school students in Years 7-9 and 10-12. Students will learn how to provide mental health first aid to their friends.
This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Topics Covered:
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Psychosis
• Substance abuse
• Suicidal thoughts
• Self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Aggressive behaviours

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

4 Hour Course

The Youth Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist adolescents (ages 12 – 18) who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan.
This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
Topics Covered:
• Anxiety & Depression
• Eating Disorders
• Psychosis
• Substance abuse
• Suicidal thoughts
• Non-suicidal self-injury
• Panic attacks
• Traumatic events
• Severe psychotic states
• Severe effects from alcohol or drugs
• Aggressive behaviours

Youth Mental Health Course

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