Kyocera has participated in a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course, equipping its staff with the skills they need to support their own and others’ wellbeing. With an average of one in four people experiencing a mental health issue in the UK, making sure that its employees benefit from the best support and accommodating their needs are top priorities for the firm.
Following on from CEO Rod Tonna-Barthet’s, recent signing of the Where’s Your Head At? Workplace Manifesto, 17 members of staff from across different departments and levels of seniority took part in the two-day Mental Health First Aid course. In addition, Organisational and People Development Partner Julia Allen, is now officially qualified as an MHFA Instructor, a qualification that will allow her to deliver courses in the workplace.
The company will deliver an awareness training for line managers so they can help ensure that mental health problems are identified early if they arise in their team.