Table 3: Topic guide for qualitative interviews.

Reasons for joining the course
Self-care and coping strategies before the course
Attitudes to help-seeking
Previous experience of barriers to help-seeking
Stigma surrounding help-seeking
Challenges of the course
Managing the commitment of the course
Experience of group context
Experience of mindfulness practices and cognitive exercises
What has been learnt
Impacts and changes
Ongoing practice
Course content and structure
Implementation within curriculum