We are open Monday to Friday between 9.00am – 5.00pm. Isle Listen is not a crisis service and only offers planned interventions. Should you or someone you know be in need of immediate support outside of our office hours you should contact Manx Care’s 24 hour Crisis Response and Home Treatment Team on 01624 642860 or the Emergency Services on 999.

In the Community

We want to remove the stigma surrounding mental health and ensure everybody in the Isle of Man feels emotionally empowered and effectively supported.

Connecting our Community

Being part of a community can have a positive effect on mental health and emotional wellbeing. Community involvement provides a sense of belonging and social connectedness, and it can also offer extra meaning and purpose to everyday life.

Communities can exist or be created from a shared location, hobbies, commonalities, and backgrounds, or a common cause. For many people, communicating with others – through online forums, social media, or in person – can help them to build mindshare, improve self-worth, and provide a greater enjoyment of life.

Helping to support yourself and others

It can be worrying when you, or someone you care about, are experiencing a difficult time. WE’ve put together some useful information and advice to look after and support mental health and wellbeing.

Learn more

Mental Health & Wellbeing First Aider Training

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing Courses range from just 1 hour to a full-day and are available to members of the community, including clubs, charities and associations.

Starting at just £10 per person, our courses are founded in evidence-based psychological theory and cognitive behavioural therapy, are specifically designed for the Isle of Man, and are overseen by our Consultant Clinical Psychologist.

By attending one of our courses, you will have an introduction to mental health as well as topics including depression, anxiety, suicide, referral pathways and listening skills and learn to spot the signs that someone might be struggling. You will also gain an understanding of your role boundaries and signposting options so that you are never dealing with a situation beyond your training. Upon completion of the training, you will receive ongoing support from our accredited therapists should it be required.

About the course

This 1-day course is written for the specific needs of the Isle of Man, and provides an introduction to mental health as well as topics including depression, anxiety, suicide, referral pathways and listening skills, all for just £99. It also clarifies your role boundaries and builds the support options for you so that you are never dealing with a situation beyond your training.

Other information

Price
£99

Course duration
Full-day

Course Dates
Thursday 19 May 2022
Thursday 23 June 2022
Thursday 21 July 2022
Thursday 15 September 2022
Thursday 13 October 2022
Thursday 17 November 2022

Aimed at

Application is available to anyone wishing to act in a supportive role (subject to completion of self-reflection questionnaire).

About the course

Provides an effective approach to help understand what happens physically when faced with challenges and how to support and build resilience for yourself and your colleagues.

Other information

Price
£49

Course duration
Half-day

Course Dates
Thursday 14 July 2022 (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Wednesday 19 October 2022 (9.30am – 12.30pm)

Aimed at

Anyone interested in learning to look after their own mental health and wellbeing and those around them.

About the course

This short course helps you to understand that major setbacks and the challenges created by living with uncertainty, ambiguity and rapid disruptive change, can often be difficult to overcome, and frequently, the shock can be difficult to process. With evidence-based skills and techniques, the course will help identify rigid behaviours and thinking patterns and explore practical approaches to challenge those unhelpful behaviours and develop a growth mindset to deal with the situation.

Other information

Price
£10

Course duration
Half-day

Course Dates
Wednesday 26 October 2022 (9.30am – 12.30pm)

Aimed at

Anyone involved with a club, charity or association.

Isle Listen is a charitable initiative entirely funded through the generous support and donations of the local community. Can you help us?

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Every penny donated helps us to continue our work towards removing the stigma surrounding mental health and support young people.

Fundraise

Without the generous support of people like you, we could not do what we do. Let us know if you’re raising funds for us or would like to support our campaign.