Managing mental health and stress for eventprofs

'This course is perfect for those in the events industry who have struggled dealing with the pressure that multiple deadlines impose.  Would thoroughly recommend!'

'This course is fantastic!  The team take you through the basic steps you need to feel healthier and happier.'

'A great way to learn through a mixture of videos and activities.  I came into the course feeling a bit frazzled, I've now got a far better idea of what I should be doing to look after myself.'
The events industry is a high pressure industry with burnout just round the corner.  This introductory 
course will give you the basic skills needed to keep mentally well whilst working in the events industry. 

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What's included?

What you will learn:
 An introduction to what stress is and why we are all risk
 Insights into the events industry and find out if it's a cultural issue or not
 The causes of stress
 What we will see and feel when we are stressed
 How to track and reduce stress
 Techniques to build your resilience
 Understand your power hour and learn the power of mini moments
 How to deal with a mental health crisis
  • 7 Chapters
  • 24 PDFs
  • 10 Videos
  • 1 Certification

Become aware of yourself

The course will take you around 4 hours to complete and you will learn how to listen to your body and mind, identifying situations that cause you greatest stress and most importantly, we will identify what techniques can be implemented to mitigate this.

Communicate with confidence

You will also leave empowered to approach mental health conversations in a more confident way.

Course contents

Who you will learn with

Laura Capell-Abra

Laura Capell-Abra has been part of the events industry for 18 years.  Laura worked her way up the ranks of event organising and ran International events agency, Sledge Ltd for 5 years. 

During this time, she was commissioned to write the For Dummies guide to Event Management and has been recognised in awards such as the top 35 under 35 list and being voted number 36 in the Event Top 100.

Laura founded Stress Matters to support those in the industry after experiencing her own challenges with her mental health at various points over the last 20 years.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Frequently asked questions

Is this course suitable if I'm experiencing mental ill health?

This course will support your understanding of what you are experiencing but this course is not a substitution for therapy or medical interventions. If you are experiencing mental ill health, please seek medical assistance from your GP or an appropriate accredited professional.  The team have qualifications in areas such as coaching, mental health first aid and other relevant areas but are not medical professionals and as such, please consult your GP for any specific support.

Where can I go for extra support?

If you are based in the UK, please contact your registered GP. If you are not registered with a GP, please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-gp  This will take some time so if you need more urgent support, please consider the following options: 
Samaritans (24 hours a day/7 days a week) 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org
Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 917 7650 or use this link to find where you nearest meeting might be.
International Stress Management Association have lots of useful tools and ideas as to how manage your stress.

I am struggling to navigate the course, please help! 

We have tried to make it as easy possible to understand but sometimes things can be tricky so don't you worry, we are here to help!  Please email pledgesupport@stressmatters.org.uk and we can set-up a time to talk you through the areas of the site you need support with.
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