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Online Adult Mental Health Awareness Course

A Half Day Online Course Aiming to Raise Mental Health Awareness in the Racing Industry

2nd March 2021

Our online ‘Adult Mental Health Aware’ half-day course is designed to raise awareness of mental health in the racing industry.

The course covers: 

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • Basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Gaining confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Everyone who completes the course will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

The course, which is available to anyone working in the thoroughbred racing and breeding industry, will be delivered online via Zoom with a range of content including group discussions, exercises, slides and videos.  Attendants will need a good internet connection, as well as a camera and microphone on their device. Once you have registered online you will receive a Zoom link at least one day before the course is scheduled.

The maximum number of people per course is 8 and we can only register 2 people from an organisation on each course.  The course lasts for four hours with a couple of breaks included and costs £25 per person. Courses close three weeks before the scheduled date to allow time for the posting of books; these will be posted directly to each registrant’s address.