Take 10 Together: Starting the conversation
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is calling on everyone to ‘Take 10 Together’ and take ten minutes to start a conversation about mental health.
Creating an open and honest environment in which people feel comfortable talking about mental health is key to supporting staff. MHFA England have put together this poster full of tips on how to have a conversation. It is laid out in a simple and engaging format with graphics and statistics to support key points.
This poster contains talking tips, useful questions you might want to ask, advice on how to listen effectively and what the next steps to take could be. If you feel daunted by the prospect of starting a conversation about mental health, this guidance will help to put you at ease.