Mental Health First Aid Training

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2636
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What steps will you be taking to promote Mental Health First Aid Training provided by employers across London?

Answer

Answer for Mental Health First Aid Training

Answer for Mental Health First Aid Training

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Supporting organisations and employees to build capacity for mental and physical well-being is part of my Health Inequalities Strategy delivery plan. This includes coordinating a framework for employers to self-assess their current work environment against recommended standards. We will be recognising employers that have successfully met these standards later this year, including examples of rolling out Mental Health First Aid Training. These examples of practice will be promoted to employers across London. In addition, we are in discussions with a Mental Health First Aid Training provider about offering the course to GLA staff.