Mental Health First Aid Training

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What is Mental Health First Aid?

The skills and knowledge developed on this course include:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that affect mental wellbeing
  • Practical skills tp notice triggers and signs of ill mental health
  • Confidence to intervene, listen and support and individual in need
  • Knowledge of helpful resources to guide recovery
  • Learn valuable interpersonal skills such as non judgemental listening
  • Understand how to build a wellbeing action plan to support employees in their organisation

Day 1 covers the following:

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The MHFA Action Plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • What is depression?
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Risk factors for depression
  • Depression in the workplace
  • Suicide figures
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • First Aid for suicide
  • Non judgmental listening skills
  • First Aid for depression
  • Treatment for depression
  • Self care

Day 2 covers the following:

  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First Aid for anxiety disorder
  • Crisis FA after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety
  • Treatment for anxiety
  • Cognitive distortions and CBT
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Self harm
  • What is psychosis
  • Risk factors and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis First Aid for acute psychosis
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources

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    UK Wide Health & Safety Training Service

    We provide our Training Services to the whole of the UK including:

    Aberdeen Bradford Derby Halifax Liverpool Oxford Slough Telford
    Ayr Brighton Doncaster Hamilton Livingston Paisley Solihull Wakefield
    Airdrie Bristol Dundee Hartlepool London Perth Southampton Warrington
    Barnsley Cambridge Dunfermline Hastings Luton Peterborough Southend-on-Sea Watford
    Basildon Cardiff East Kilbride Hemel Hempstead Maidstone Plymouth Southport Weston-super-Mare
    Basingstoke Chelmsford Eastbourne High Wycombe Manchester Poole St Albans Wigan
    Bath Cheltenham Edinburgh Huddersfield Middlesbrough Portsmouth St Helens Woking
    Bedford Chester Exeter Inverness Milton Keynes Preston Stevenage Wolverhampton
    Belfast Chesterfield Gateshead Ipswich Newcastle upon Tyne Raleigh Stirling Worcester
    Birkenhead Coatbridge Gillingham Kilmarnock Newport Reading Stockport Worthing
    Birmingham Colchester Glasgow Kingston upon Hull Northampton Rochdale Stoke-on-Trent York
    Blackburn Coventry Glenrothes Kirkcaldy Norwich Rotherham Sunderland
    Blackpool Crawley Gloucester Leeds Nottingham Sale Sutton Coldfield
    Bolton Cumbernauld Greenock Leicester Nuneaton Salford Swansea
    Bournemouth Darlington Grimsby Lincoln Oldham Sheffield Swindon