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Adult Mental Health First Aid Awareness - Half Day

This course will teach delegates on how to spot the signs of poor mental health and will enable them to help their employee and colleagues in getting the much needed help. 


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Course Details

Product number: MHFA_AWARE

This half day course is designed to give you:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health

  • Confidence to interact with someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

  • Insight into the two day course and the benefits of becoming a Mental Health First Aider

Please note: ALL bookings need to include delegate name, home address, telephone number and email address to enable us to fully register delegates onto the course and allocate the appropriate learning resources, in advance of the course start date.

If you are booking with less than 10 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0345 605 0006 to confirm this course

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

The session covers:

  • What is mental health? 
  • Mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Mental health continuum
  • Stress vulnerability and stress container 
  • Thinking distortions
  • Mental health conditions 
    • Depression 
    • Anxiety disorders 
    • Psychosis and schizophrenia
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Eating disorders
    • Mental health and risk: suicide and self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Stigma and mental health issues
  • Supporting people in distress
  • Take Ten Together toolkit
  • Helpful resources 
  • Useful statistics

Anyone looking to gain a basic understanding of mental health and a basis for further training. 

Successful delegates will receive an MHFA First Aider Certificate, valid for three years.

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