Online course – Mental Health First Aid – 4 Independent Learning + 4 Live Interactive Sessions

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Date(s) - 21/09/2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Independent Learning                  Live Sessions

Pre – Session 1 – 1 hour                Live Session 1 – 21/09/2020 – 09:30am – 12.30pm

Pre – Session 2 – 2 hours             Live session 2 – 24/09/2020 – 09:30am – 12:30pm

Pre – Session 3 – 2 hours            Live Session 3 – 02/10/2020 – 09:30am – 12:30pm

Pre – Session 4 – 2 hours            Live Session 4 – 09/10/2020 – 09:30am – 12:30pm

You must be available to attend ALL live sessions.


Attend this internationally recognised in depth Mental Health First Aid course and become a Mental Health First Aider

Aims: 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health issues each year and 45% of all working days lost to ill health are due to these conditions. The average cost of mental health related absence is £522 per year for every employee. Creating Mental Health awareness and promotion is therefore a vital element in every successful organisation whether it is with the aim of supporting your customers, service users or staff/their families.

Objectives:  You will develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to:

  • Understand a range of mental health issues (including depression, anxiety disorders, stress, suicidal thoughts, self harm, psychosis, bi-polar disorder)
  • Spot the warning signs that someone is struggling with their mental health
  • Use non-judgemental listening skills to have a conversation with someone about their mental health
  • Promote positive mental well being and support someone to recover good mental health
  • Guide someone towards further professional , community and self-help support
  • Intervene when someone is having a crisis in their mental health


Who is this training for?

Anyone! In particular this training would benefit anyone who would like to be able to:

  • support employees and contribute to a mentally healthy workplace
  • support people aged 16+ who use their services (e.g. customers, service users, students)
  • support someone close to them with their mental health


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