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First Aid for Mental Health

First Aid for Mental Health

Adult First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

The Mental Health First Aid Two Day course teaches people to recognise the signs that someone may need support with their mental health and offer help on a first aid basis.

Only £175 + vat Per person

Would you know where to sign post a friend, colleague if they show signs and symptoms of a mental health illness?  One in four people in the UK will have a mental health problem at some point.  This can be a reaction to a difficult life event, such as bereavement, but can also be caused by work-related issues.

Course information and Dates

Book your places now for the next available course. 

04 – 05 July

08 – 09 August

05 – 06 September

24 – 25 October

14 – 15 November

12 – 13 December

 

Courses are run Monthly from our venue in Amesbury

What you learn on the two-day course:

What is Mental Health?
Why people develop mental health conditions
What the role of a mental health first aider is
Knowing how to provide advice and practical support
Knowing how to recognise and manage stress
Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
Recognising a range of mental health conditions:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Suicide
  • Self-harm

Mills house,  Mills way, Amesbury, Salisbury SP4 7RX

Free Resources

An introduction to mentally healthy workplaces

The first resource in our series, ‘An introduction to mentally healthy workplaces‘ helps you to understand the relationship between good employee mental health and getting the best out of your staff. It will help you to start thinking about what you already do to support mental health in your workplace, what impact this has and how to build on it.

How to support staff who are experiencing a mental health problem

resource for line managers and HR professionals which details how organisations can support staff at every stage of the mental health spectrum – whether they’re stressed or have a diagnosed mental health condition. The approaches in the guide are universal principles designed to support a diverse range of people across a range of workplaces.

Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but this week is a great time to have a chat with a friend,family member or colleague and have think about your own wellbeing too. You could even join one of our campaigns to help make sure no one experiences a mental health problem alone.