Mental health with adults – I am a professional working with the public

Well London. A framework for local communities and neighbourhood-level organisations to work together to improve health and well-being, build resilience and reduce inequalities.

Wheel of Wellbeing. Free downloadable resources for organising wellbeing community events and promoting both individual and community well-being.

TimeBank UK. Free, face-to-face information and support for organisations in planning volunteering opportunities in the community.

Mind – The Qur’an & Emotional Health. Booklet developed by practicing Muslims and mental health practitioners to support professionals who work with the Muslim community. Face-to-face training may also be offered in some areas.

Shelter. Comprehensive resources for people facing homelessness, professionals working with people at risk of homelessness, and policymakers on issues of homelessness.

St Giles Trust and SOS project. Interventions and preventive work for ex-offenders, gang members and disadvantaged young people at risk of involvement in crime.

Citizens Advice. Free legal advice on topics such as work, debt, benefits, housing, healthcare and discrimination.

Connect 5 – NHS Manchester. Manchester-based mental health and wellbeing training workshops offered in 3 sessions (one half-day and two full days). Currently offered free to participants, with bespoke sessions available to commission.

SafeTalk (offered by LivingWorks). Half-day face-to-face training and online courses in suicide prevention, covering risk identification, communication skills and intervention resources available.

Mental Health First Aid England. Two day, face-to-face training course in recognising early signs of a mental health problem, providing help on a first aid basis, signposting to appropriate services and supporting recovery.

ASIST. Two day, face-to-face training offered by LivingWorks or Grassroots Suicide Prevention in suicide prevention and intervention.

Mental Health Foundation. One day face-to-face training courses in a range of mental health issues, from mental health awareness to supporting people with dementia. Self-management training for people with mental health problems and free online information also available.

Rethink Mental Illness. A range of face-to-face training courses from half-day to two day courses, as well as free online information.

Storm – Skills training. Face-to-face suicide prevention training courses. Course range from three hours to five days, and can be booked by individuals or organisations, with a train-the-trainer programme available.

MindEd. Free, comprehensive, 30-minute e-learning courses on mental health in young people including some resources for young adults, developed by the Department of Health.

Live it well (Kent County Council). Free, Kent-based seminars on how to incorporate the ways to wellbeing into daily work with the public.

The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE). Online resources and half- and full-day face-to-face training courses for community based organisations providing adult education.

Samaritans. One day face-to-face training courses on suicide awareness and prevention.

Royal College of Psychiatrists. Free online information on various mental health topics translated into 25 languages

Understanding Mental Wellbeing offered by the Royal Society for Public Health. One day face-to-face training course leading to a Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Wellbeing.