Health And Safety Training | Two Day Mental Health First Aid
Title: Two Day Mental Health First Aid
Course Code: SSH47 | Duration: 2 Days

This Adult Mental Health First Aid two-day course aims to raise awareness of what mental health is so that employers can do more to support their employees. Unfortunately, around one in four people at any one time are affected by mental health problems. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance. Delegates will have a deeper understanding of mental health and what factors can affect wellbeing, and how to encourage a healthier tolerant working environment.

The above course will be delivered by experienced qualified working mental health professionals and qualified first aid assessors.

Who Should Attend Two Day Mental Health First Aid Training?

This course is ideal for delegates who want to gain necessary skills to enable them to recognise the signs & symptoms of mental health issues in the workplace, be able to have non- judgmental conversations with the person affected and guide them to the right effective support.

Delegates will receive a certificate to become a Mental Health First Aider.

Course Content

Why mental health first aid?
What is mental health and depression?
Impact of mental health issues
Stigma and discrimination
Types of mental health problems and the impact of mental health issues
Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
Bipolar, personality and eating disorders
Managing a mental health problem, the law and action plan
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
Supporting mental health in the workplace
Non-judgement listening skills
Workplace adjustments
First Aid to assist a suicidal crisis or acute psychosis
First Aid for depression, anxiety disorders
Action planning for using MHFA