Stress and resilience

Stress and resilience management training and education is delivered by the Defence Leadership Centre (DLC) at the Defence Academy. The modular programme develops and maintains the psychological well-being of all MOD staff, government civil servants and those personnel employed within the wider defence and security sector through:

  • the enhancement of individual and collective performance
  • the development, establishment and maintenance of psychological wellbeing
  • increased psychological resilience
  • improved ability to manage personal stress



Mental Fitness and Resilience programme

Experts at the University of East London and the NHS and have successfully developed the Mental Fitness and Resilience (MFR) programme

MFR is a structured programme of stress management and resilience building training and education, designed to help you deal with occupational and personal stress. The programme is delivered via blended learning online and face-to-face, providing the knowledge and skills that empowers you to cope better with day-to-day stressors, both at work and home. Utilising evidence-based, practical resilience building tools and techniques, the programme allows you to take control of your stress in order to better prepare you to cope with, and recover from, those stressors that simply cannot be avoided.