This two day course qualifies you as a Adult Mental Health First aider and enables you to develop an in depth understanding of mental health and wellbeing. It will help you spot the triggers, signs and symptoms of specific mental health issues and it will provide you with the confidence to act appropriately and to support individuals who may be in distress.

At the end of this two day course you will have developed your knowledge and understanding of non judgemental listening and help someone recover their health by guiding them to the relevant support networks such as NHS, employer, self help or a mix of all.

This course will also provide you with the tools to look after your own mental health.

The 2 days is made up of 4 sessions and covers the following;

Session 1

    •       An introduction to mental health
    •       Stigmas and discrimination
    •       Depression

Session 2

    •       Substance misuse
    •       Suicide
    •       Self care and wellbeing
    •       MH First aid action planning

Session 3

    •       Anxiety and traumatic life events
    •       Self harming and eating disorders
    •       Personality disorders
    •       Treatments and MH First aid action planning

Session 4

    •       Psychosis, Schizophrenia,Bipolar disorder
    •       Crisis first aid
    •       Treatment, recovery and action planning

Awarding Body: Mental Health First Aid England
Assessment: Completion of Workbook, Group work, Action Planning
Duration: 2 days
Cost: £220 (plus VAT)