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Mental Health First Aid

A One Day Mental Health First Aid Champions Course

Mental ill health covers a variety of different conditions, ranging from depression, anxiety and stress related disorders to schizophrenia and personality disorder.

In the workplace the primary manifestations of mental ill health are anxiety, stress and depression which, although they may not be caused directly by work, are frequently exacerbated by it.

Introduction

This one day mental health first aid course (MHFA) aims to teach delegates to:

  • Spot the signs/symptoms of Mental Ill Health
  • Provide help on a First Aid Basis

Learning takes place through a mix of group/ individual activities, trainer presentations, quizzes and discussions.

Delegates have the opportunity to share practice, ask questions and have access to resources to support development and learning after the training

The course is open to everyone and is delivered by a qualified MHFA instructor

Outcomes

By the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • Recognise the main signs/symptoms of common mental health issues
  • Provide initial support
  • Guide a person towards appropriate professional help
  • Be mindful of your own well being
  • Develop an understanding of how you can create and maintain a healthier workforce/community

Content

This course will raise your awareness, understanding and skills and will teach you to:

  • Recognise the main signs/symptoms of common Mental Health issues
  • Provide initial support
  • Reflect on your own wellbeing
  • Develop an understanding of how you can create and maintain a healthier workforce or community
  • Promote early intervention which enables recovery
  • Share information and knowledge of social, cultural, lifestyles and age related Mental Ill Health issues

Course content

  • What is Mental Health First Aid?
  • Exploring stigma and discrimination
  • Mental Health and Stress in the workplace
  • Depression/anxiety disorders
  • Mental health issues
  • Early warning signs of Mental Ill Health
  • Alcohol, drugs and Mental Ill Health
  • Applying the Mental Health Action Plan
  • Suicide, recovery
  • Building mental health workplaces
  • Action planning
Mental Health First Aid training course

This course is available as an In-House Course and we also run it as an Open Course in London and Manchester

In House Training Enquiry

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The course is registered with MHFA England.

The One Day Open Course is £295.00 per person and includes a manual, workbook and certificate of attendance by MHFA England.  

Please complete the Expression of Interest below, and we will let you know details of the next available course


Cost

Open Course

Delegate Rate: £295.

This includes lunch, refreshments and course pack to take away

In House Course

Full Day: £195 per delegate (min 8 delegates)

Travel costs are in addition. Please see our Costs and Agreement


Open Course Dates and Venues

A one day course is planned for March 2020 in London

Please complete the Expression of Interest below, and we will let you know details of the next available course

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