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**Training update**

We understand that COVID-19 has had a huge detrimental impact on local business. Our team of experienced Trainers are here to support employers and employees’ mental health and wellbeing. Especially during the challenging transition of returning to the workplace or hybrid working.

Let our experience help guide you, we are here to help and are operating as normal – face-to-face and online.

Find out about the support we can offer you by emailing us at

Dorset Mind Works Mission Statement

“Dorset Mind will not give up until every business across Dorset is able to support itself and its employees with mental health and wellbeing”

Welcome to Dorset Mind Works

We are here to help you to meet today’s mental health challenges.

Our expert trainers deliver education and support for individuals and organisations of all sizes. We can help companies build a culture that ensures both employees and employers develop and sustain mentally healthy workplaces. Importantly, we help reduce presenteeism which benefit companies’ profits.

Find out more by watching this short film:

  • 1 in 4 British Adults will experience a diagnosable mental health problem at some point in their lives
  • 1 in 6 British adults at work experience this at any given time
  • 130,000 people in Dorset are likely to have a diagnosable mental health condition now.
  • Poor mental health costs the UK economy £74 – £99 billion annually
  • Fewer than 24% of employers and their managers have received any mental health awareness training

Our Dorset Mind Works programme includes a range of high quality support for local businesses. This support includes:

  • A comprehensive syllabus of expert training
  • Employee development tools
  • Strategic Employee Wellbeing Consultancy
  • Bespoke Workplace Wellbeing Index Analysis*
  • Availability of expert Mind resources
  • Therapeutic Rapid Response support at times of organisational difficulty

We work with a diverse range of businesses in our Dorset community From national financial institutions to hairdressing salons; we are adaptable, ambitious and progressive in the high quality support we provide.

Our honesty and authenticity means we build trusted relationships with businesses and their employees.

We are robust enough to make a real difference, whilst still being flexible enough to genuinely offer personal , caring support to you and your organisation.

Best of all, by choosing to invest in training your staff with Dorset Mind Works you are also choosing to invest in your community. The profit made from Dorset Mind Works helps to fund our vital services, such as our youth project – you can find out more about how you’ll be helping here.

* The Workplace Wellbeing Index is Mind’s benchmark of best policy and practice.

Our portfolio of clients is diverse and covers a wide range of market sectors. We work with even more businesses and their employees every day.

Our experience across these areas has given us a breadth of knowledge of different business needs. This enables us to develop meaningful relationships that make a real difference to the productivity of a business and the wellbeing of it’s employees.

Read more about some of the clients we have work with and what we have achieved

More about our clients

Training Courses and Presentations

Dorset Mind Works offers a range of training options, including stand-alone courses and workplace presentations. These can all be made bespoke – tailored to your organisation or sector.

We also offer the official Mental Health First Aid Course for organisations and individuals.

Email our Training Team at to find out when the next course is, and how you can book onto it.

Training Courses

Training Courses

We offer a range of training options which can be delivered as stand alone courses or as ongoing Continual Professional Development.

Training Courses

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Benefit from our expert training, where the profit from the money you spend with us goes back into helping your local community.

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Mental Health First Aid

Become a Mental Health First Aider – train with us as an MHFA Instructor Member and gain an in-depth knowledge of mental health.

Find out more!



Funded training sessions

Thank you to those organisations who have funded some of our training sessions…

Stowe Family Law  kindly sponsored a ‘Your Mental Health Matters’ talk for us in April 2021. We are excited to announce that Stowe Family Law are also going to be funding an upcoming ‘Menopause and Mental Health session‘ for us in March 2022.

Stowe are successful and compassionate family solicitors with a strong track record of success for clients in Dorset.


Taylor Wimpey have generously sponsored a ‘Courageous Conversations’ session in July 2021

Taylor Wimpey UK, part of Taylor Wimpey plc, is a customer-focused homebuilder, committed to delivering new homes within thriving communities, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner and with customers at the heart of its decision making. Taylor Wimpey is proud to be an industry leader in build
quality and has the highest Construction Quality Review Score of any volume housebuilder as measured across all of its developments by the NHBC. In March 2021, it received a 5-star rating for customer
satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation (HBF) and is rated “great” by its customers on Trustpilot. Taylor Wimpey aims to create thriving communities that people are proud to call home. Through a strong focus on placemaking and by delivering infrastructure at an early stage, it ensures that local residents can enjoy the benefits from early on in the build process.



If you’d like to sponsor a similar presentation delivered by our Training Team, please email us at – we’d love to hear from you.


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