I will take this opportunity to say that the subject was made easy to understand by the very able tutor .I found it a very full day covering a great deal of information.It was made understandable and memorable with true life illustrations.I would therefore like to pass on thanks and appreciation to Mr Jeff Doidge.
Doreen - course attendee
First Aid for Mental Health
Mental Health First Aid is a variety of courses designed to teach people at work, teachers, youth workers, those working with children or young adolescence how to help or identify someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Various courses are available. The basic courses is applicable to everyone - then there is further training for those in more specific roles as described above.
The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
These are the Mental Health First Aid Training courses near you!
Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
1 Day Youth Mental Health First Aid Courses are for anyone who works, lives or supports
young people aged 8-18 – such as school staff and youth workers.
Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental
health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.
Level 2 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.
Level 3 First Aid for Mental Health Training
The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.