Mental Health First Aid

Course Overview

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a 2 day training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and support a person who may be developing a mental health issue.

The 2 day course is split into 4 sections covering topics including:

  • Mental Health First Aid, mental health and depression
  • Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis
  • Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm
  • Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Who is it for?

Mental Health First Aid is suitable for anyone over 16 who wants to develop a better understanding of mental health and how it affects people. No prior knowledge of mental health is required to attend this course.

What will I Learn?

  • Develop a better understanding of mental health and how it affects people
  • To be able to spot the early signs of a mental health issue
  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue
  • How to provide support on a first aid basis
  • How to help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
  • Help to stop a mental illness from getting worse
  • Help someone to recover faster
  • How to guide someone to towards the right support
  • How to reduce the stigma of mental health problems

What do I get?

All participants will receive a MHFA manual

A certificate confirming you are a trained Mental Health First Aider (Count towards CPD)

How much does it cost?

Price upon Request

Course Details

  • Length: 2 Day Course (Can be split to suit your organisation’s needs)
  • Venue: In House Training (within your own organisation)
  • Maximum number of candidates: Maximum of 16 participants per course

How do I make a booking?

For Further information or to make a booking please complete the enquiry form or alternatively give a member of the Mindworks team a call on 01482 240200

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