Reachable at all times, available everywhere and constant changes – the stress in everyday work is increasing. Especially mental stress. Today, every second person has mental health problems that require treatment at some point in their lives. The consequences range from a drop in performance to long-term absences. A return to work is often very difficult.
ifa experts sensitise top management to the strategic importance of mental health and conduct individual counselling sessions.
Human resources managers
ifa experts are available for initial discussions in the absence of a social counselling service. In a half-day workshop, they provide basic knowledge on mental health, early detection of illnesses and how to talk to mentally distressed people.
And specially trained instructors from ifa offer a certified first aid course in mental health (ensa). During a total of 12 hours, participants learn the basics and practise conducting first aid talks themselves.
In addition to awareness-raising sessions, ifa designs and organises tailor-made workshops for leaders, which introduce them to various aspects of health-promoting leadership. Knowledge that can be deepened in first aid courses for mental health.
Ifa also provides contributions, for example in the form of video clips, which are thematically geared entirely to the needs of employees. From basic facts about mental health to the possibilities of early detection to the risk factors for burnout.
In cases of mental illness, it is crucial to react at an early stage. ifa offers those affected psychological or psychiatric care without long waiting times. This early intervention includes 5 sessions of 1 hour, which are billed through the employer. If ifa is present in your organisation with a health center, the professionals on site can already provide an initial assessment as well as offer follow-up discussions.
For people suffering from mental illness, the exchange with others affected can support the healing process. Leaders can also benefit from an exchange of experiences among themselves. Experts from ifa accompany them, if desired also online.