Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Courses | Basic Mental Health Support

- Increase your confidence in client relationship building
- Effectively communicate with clients to improve their wellbeing
- Be capable as a first responder to mental health & addiction issues


MHERC is offering this fully funded workshop, which will provide you with the skills to have conversations about wellbeing with people. You will also be informed about where those who are struggling can get more help.

This workshop is designed for anyone working in a service industry who has frequent conversations and ongoing contact with people - for example:

  • Hairdressers / Beauty Therapists
  • Café owners / Baristas
  • Physiotherapists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Sports Coaches
  • Community Organisations


60% of Cantabrians feel life is worse now than before the quakes*. In your profession you are likely to come across clients who may:

  • have trouble sleeping
  • be stressed
  • have anxiety
  • be frustrated with EQC
  • have mental health or addiction issues

Register your interest here or contact Lee-Anne Tarling to find out more on 03 365 5344 or 

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