Meet your team's training needs

Making time for the production team to attend training with ongoing learning and development is crucial to supporting mental health and wellbeing.

Skilling up your team and managers to have the confidence and knowledge to de-escalate issues that could impact mental health – and intervene early – can save you time, money and even reputational risk.

Training can help you identify and address the underlying causes of poor mental health, including bullying and harassment, racism and .

Mental health training will help those with people management responsibilities, like senior leaders and heads of department (HoDs), understand how to create healthy work environments.

It also helps leaders identify when further support, such as counselling or therapy, is required – and how to find it.

This guide covers four actions, including the following key tasks:


For a complete approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing while on a production shoot also see our three other production guides.

Actions to take