Mental Health First Aid

The key objective is that by the end of the event all Delegates will gain an understanding of common mental health illnesses and be given the confidence to promote mental health awareness. The course gives delegates the ability to spot signs of mental ill health and the skills to support positive wellbeing for themselves and others. Who is the course aimed at? This course is aimed at those who want to gain a greater awareness of workplace mental health, to detect early symptoms of common mental health illnesses and the skills to support their own and others’ positive wellbeing. Learning outcomes: About Mental Health First Aid About mental health and stress in the workplace Stigma and discrimination Depression Anxiety disorders Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis) Early warning signs of mental ill health Alcohol, drugs and mental health Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan ******* Recovery Building a mentally healthy workplace Action planning for using MHFA Benefits to your business: Provide individuals within the business the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to recognise the symptoms of mental health issues Effectively support anyone experiencing mental distress Provide information on how to guide those experiencing problems towards seeking appropriate professional help This course will provide you with the opportunity to discuss any real issues that you are currently dealing with and also to ask the trainer any questions you may have.