Mental Health First Aid

Ahealo brings a mental health first aid workshop to equip the executives, managers, and employees with skills to administer mental health first aid.

Ongoing Issue

Workplace challenges are neither novel nor avoidable. Despite one’s best efforts, there will be many things that create friction in the workplace. Numerous internal and external challenges lead to mental health challenges that can affect everyone in a workplace including executives, managers, and employees.

Challenges In Workplace

Most risks relate to interactions between type of work, the organizational and managerial environment, the skills and competencies of employees, and the support available for employees to carry out their work. For example, a person may have the skills to complete tasks, but they may have too few resources to do what is required, or there may be unsupportive organizational practices.

1 in 6.8 people are experience mental health problems in the workplace (14.7%).
In 2019, 94% of American workers report experiencing stress at their workplace.
According to Wrike's United States stress statistics from 2019, only 6% of workers don't report feeling stressed at work.
Around 23% of them described their stress levels as high, while 6% said their levels of stress were unreasonably high.
77 percent of respondents say they have experienced employee burnout at their current job.

What Solution Ahealo Can Provide

Ahealo provides trainings to staff to achieve their goals while taking care of their mental health. The training aims to bring teaching of the skills to respond to the signs of mental health problems within workplace. In this, different self-help techniques will be introduced.
Each theme focuses on unique issue faced by the executives, managers, and employees in their day-to-day work. The theme contains

  • Awareness and knowledge about the issue
  • To identify, understand and respond to mental health
  • Self-help strategies and therapeutic techniques are discussed.

Problem: Executives are under pressure of excelling their organization and taking care of all the employees.
Solution: Provides training slides and techniques to help themselves and others in workplace.

Problem: As team leaders, managers’ role is important. They face issues themselves and in their teams that can lead to mental health problems.
Solution: Through training in identifying mental health issues, providing first aid to others and self-help strategies to counter mental health issues.

Problem: The work pressure on employees leads to mental health issues and if the mental health problems are not solved, they create issues for employees and organizations.
Solution: Through knowledge about mental health disorders, symptoms, self-help strategies and more.

Problem: To provide any mental health assistance, sense of security is required. If it is absent the, mental health first aid of any kind will not be useful.
Solution: Through awareness training and providing strategies to create sense of security while offering help.

Problem: Because there is a lot stigma surrounding mental health issues at workplace. It hinders the process of smooth recovery and creates more challenges for organizations.
Solution: By providing ways to fight stigma and discriminations in the workplace. It also covers strategies to be open up and manage privacies.

Problem: Empathy is very important when it comes to mental health. Without empathy mental health aid becomes ineffective.
Solution: Through awareness and training in strategies to create empathy towards mental; health and those with mental health issues.

Problem: To accomplish the need of understanding and indications of health issues within workplace.
Solution: By discussing the importance of mental health, and also suggesting indicators to look into problems. It also tells self-help strategies to eradicate the mental issues.

Problem: Corporate environment determines the outcomes that the employees will bring. If it is not positive, it leads to challenges at workplace.
Solution: It provides insight on how to bring mental health sensitivity in corporate culture, through strategies and technique.

Problem: Because mental health demands long term efforts by individuals and organizations. If ignored in long term, they can create bigger challenges for both organizations and individuals.
Solution: Through training, awareness, self-help strategies, and professional advice and resources.