Mental Health Toolkit

The current coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a time of uncertainty and concern that is affecting people’s mental health.  It is essential that individuals have the tools to manage their mental health and wellbeing and to feel able to support others too. Therefore, the University of Derby Online Learning Department has developed webinars and short courses as a mental health toolkit, to assist employers and employees to look after their mental health during this difficult time.

If you would like to register for our next webinar please email 

You may also be interested in the University's involvement with Midlands Engine Mental Health and Productivity Pilot.

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Self-care for workers

This previously recorded webinar introduces knowledge and activities that can help employers and employees look after their mental health during this time of uncertainty.

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Short Courses:

Depression: A Compassionate View

This short online course offers a unique insight into depression. It focuses on raising awareness of depression and identifies unique skills to enhance care for people with depression.  It is a useful information resource that can be used by both employers and employees to foster a more compassionate view of depression.

Find out more about Depression: A Compassionate View

An Introduction to Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt to, manage, and even flourish in stressful situations throughout life. This short course enhances an understanding of emotional resilience and promotes the development of coping strategies to deal with difficult situations in people’s emotional and professional lives.

Find out more about An Introduction to Emotional Resilience

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health course will specifically consider working with young people with anxiety and depression and also children and young people who self-harm.

Find out more about Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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