Our stage two workshops have been designed to better equip individuals with the knowledge and resources to actively understand and manage their mental health and wellbeing.

Building on the knowledge learnt from our stage one workshops, we dive deeper into our methodology during stage two to further the benefits. Stage two focuses on educating individuals through a series of more intensive workshops. In this stage we focus more on understanding your own mental health as well as practical skills you can put into place to increase personal resilience.

These workshops also provide the awareness and education needed to improve individual help-seeking behaviours, and improve an individual’s capacity to be a better support network for someone experiencing a mental health struggle.

This stage is integral in developing and maintaining a mentally healthy, supportive workplace.

STAGE Two: Education


Part 1: About Mental Health
Understanding and using the Mental Health Continuum for improved self-management

Part 2: Mental Illness Statistics in Australia
Understand the most common mental illnesses affecting Australians

Part 3: Interactive Activity
How has mental health impacted your life?

Part 4: Contributing Factors
Understanding the top contributing factors to the poor mental health of an Australian employee

Part 5: Baseline Method
Identifying the signs and symptoms of poor mental health using our Baseline Method

Part 6: Support Networks - Role and Responsibility
Knowing and understanding your role and responsibility in being a support to a friend, family member or fellow worker

Part 7: Support Scaffold
Our methodology to use when supporting a friend, family member or fellow worker

Identifying and breaking down the barriers that inhibit individuals seeking support

PART 9: Interactive Activity
Workplace scenario relevant to your industry

Session Length: 2 hours (can be modified to suit the clients needs)


Part 1: What is the Meaning of Resilience?
• What does resilience look like?
• Activity: What does resilience look like to you?
• Our six domains of resilience, the traits & behaviours

Part 2: Contributing Factors that Challenge our Mental Resilience
• Activity: Understanding your contributing factors for better self-management
• Understanding the change within ourselves using our Baseline Method
• Understanding the link between the Mental Health Cup, Mental Health Continuum and the Baseline Method

Part 3: Mindset
• What is mindset?
• Understanding different mindsets
• MHM's 4 P's

• What are coping strategies?
• Researched backed coping strategies
• P.E.A.R.L.S
• Build your own coping strategy toolbox

Part 5:  Support Networks
• Profile of a good support network
• Activity: Building your own support network toolbox

• MHM Recalibrating exercise

Session Length: 2 hours (can be modified to suit the clients needs)

WORKSHOP 3: Mental illness & Suicide

Part 1: Mental Illness
• What is mental illness?
• Types of mental illness
• Understanding the common mental illnesses in Australia and their prevalence
• Risk factors of mental illness
• Signs and symptoms of the most common mental illnesses
• Responding to mental illness, a guide on how to respond and support a work colleague experiencing a mental health issue or a mental illness
• Available support networks

Part 2: Mental Illness & Suicide in the Australian Workplace
• Risk factors for suicide
• Warning signs of suicide
• Responding to warning signs
• Immediate actions when responding to a suicide attempt
• Safe language and ways to talk about suicide
• Available support networks
• MHM 3-step Crisis Support Plan

Session Length: 2 hours (can be modified to suit the clients needs)

To enhance your learning or address specific contributing factors, additional workshops are available during stage two. These include, Social Media, Grief in the Workplace, Maintaining Meaningful Relationships, Financial Wellbeing, Families & Partners, Community Awareness, plus a range of others.

"The Mental Health Movement delivered a mental health initiative to our NSW and ACT businesses. Delivering a combination of mental health awareness and education to all our managers, supervisors and frontline leaders. They delivered 22 presentations to over 400 employees. The feedback was unbelievable and the positive impact within the workplace has been great. We highly recommend the Mental Health Movement if you are looking for improved mental health outcomes within your workplace."

Greg Price

Executive General Manager NSW, Boral

"Dan and the Mental Health Movement are doing great things in the mental health space. Dan has presented to our corporate staff and his education and story has had a real positive impact on our staff and management. Dan is now St George Bank's Mental Health and Wellbeing Ambassador and we look forward to continuing to work with him and the Mental Health Movement."

Ross Miller

General Manager Retail Banking, St George Bank

"Mental Health Movement have made a really big impact within our workforce. They have really connected with us and have assisted us in creating a mentally healthy, supportive workplace. Dan is an inspiration to all of us with not only telling his real-life story of having a mental illness but leading the way in helping and educating so many others. As a company we would highly recommend others to connect with Dan and the Mental Health Movement team to understand and manage mental health in their workplace."

Barry Riley

Health Safety & Training Superintendent, Centennial Coal

"We engaged the Mental Health Movement to deliver stages 1 & 2 of their Mental Health Workplace Blueprint to our entire workforce covering more than 2000 employees. The work was of very high quality and the professionalism was second to none. MHM also work in collaboration with our company employment assistance program linking many employees to further support. This collaboration was a key driver in the huge success of the initiative. We would highly recommend Dan and the MHM to any workforce. It was a pleasure to work with them and be a part of the change."

Keili Adams

Human Resource Manager, Gemco, Temco & Cannington, South 32

"The wonderful team at MHM have been providing Mental Health Education and Training for the past 3 years within our Australian Business. Their relatable and “real life” approach seems to really connect with many of our employees, and in my dealings with them I have really valued the personal and caring approach they have taken to meet the needs of the teams and individuals they have worked with.  Their care for supporting us to reach our aspirations to create awareness and build capability in this space is genuine and much appreciated. Every interaction has been a pleasure and a positive experience."

Stephanie O'Dwyer

Health, Wellbeing & Innovation Manager, BlueScope Wollongong

"The feedback received from staff has been overwhelmingly positive with many resonating with the personal stories and journeys shared by the Facilitators. All of our Facilitators, Brett, Alisha, Ashton, Chris and Dan, are down to earth, genuine and relatable guys with a natural ability to connect with our diverse workforce. This was evident by the amount of staff sharing personal experiences in the sessions and some staff staying back to talk about their struggles and seek further support from the Facilitators. The workplace audit will play a key role in informing our future mental health strategy, education and training at Council and we are proud to partner with MHM over the next few years as we continue to develop and strengthen our workplace to be aware, take action, break down the stigma and support a mentally fit workforce."

Sharni Watts

Manager of People & Culture, Georges River Council

"After the first session every single employee personally thanked the business owners for organising the event and said how much they appreciated it. I think it gave us a better understanding of some of our difficulties in life, that everyone has struggles which reminded us to be good to each other. I believe it brought us closer as a group and reinforced that we all support each other. I think the whole MHM crew are amazing people doing a great job for our community and the different workforces they encounter. They genuinely care, want to help and make a difference."

Ben Cohen

Director & Licensee, Ray White Shellharbour