Behavioral Health
First Aid

Strategy, training, tools and resources for creating an open and safe workplace environment

1 in 5 adults suffer from an anxiety disorder
1 in 14 adults experience depression
1 in 23 adults have had serious thoughts of suicide
1 in 7 adults suffer from
an alcohol or
co-occurring mental health and substance misuse disorder

Do your leaders know how to respond to a colleague in distress?

Organizational leaders and managers are well-positioned to recognize and respond to colleagues experiencing behavioral health and substance misuse crises and challenges.

Behavioral Health First Aid is a highly customizable program that prepares leaders and managers to:

  • Recognize the signs of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or behaviors and substance misuse
  • Respond by providing colleagues with initial support and appropriate information
  • Engage with a colleague who may be experiencing psychological or emotional distress

In addition, participants will learn to proactively:

  • Model self-care
  • Talk openly about mental health
  • Implement strategies to reduce stigma in the workplace

Results that Make a Difference

95% are more willing to proactively reach out to colleagues who may be showing signs of distress or in crisis
94% feel they can actively and non-judgmentally listen to someone in distress
93% feel confident that they recognize when someone might be in distress at work
91% feel more comfortable talking about mental health at work

Tailored to Meet the Needs of Your Organization

    Every organization has its own unique behavioral health challenges. Our expert team conducts an in-depth needs assessment with firm stakeholders to develop a program that addresses the needs of your firm.
    • High impact learning environment using personalized experiences, group discussions and activities
    • Real-time feedback to ensure clear understanding and application of content
    • Comprehensive workbook, assessments and supplemental training aids
    • Post-program survey and summary of recommendations
What Participants are Saying

“Thank you for facilitating such an engaging session.”

— VP, Global Benefits, New York

“The presenter was incredible – easy to understand, smart and compelling.”

— Participant, Los Angeles

“The group discussions and role-playing scenarios were very helpful.”

— Participant, Boston

"This should be required training for everyone."

— Participant, New York

“An excellent forum to discuss an uncomfortable subject.”

— Participant, Chicago

“Very engaging and informative.”

— Participant, San Francisco

“Opened my eyes on mental health in the workplace.”

— Participant, Washington, DC

Create Your Open and Safe Workplace