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Mental Health First Aid Introduction

Course Description:
This is an introduction to the area of mental health first aid, this subject is becoming widely known and recognition gained for the importance of the approaches of mental health first aid in supporting people effectively. This course is suitable for everyone (not just those in direct care and support roles) to understand and be able to identify changes in mental health of those around them and things they can do to help.

Course Outline: 

  • What do we mean by Mental Health First aid and its origins
  • The principles of mental health first aid
  • Explore conditions linked with mental health and mental illness
  • Look at the application of Mental Health First Aid when supporting someone who’s wellbeing is deteriorating
  • Look at the range of other support available to support people

Course Duration:
6hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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