Adult Mental Health First Aid (Mental Health England Accredited)

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Suitable For

This course is suitable for anybody looking to gain an awareness of Mental Health and qualify as an Adult Mental Health First Aider. This is a Mental Health England Accredited course.  

duRATION

16 Hours

Content

  • Session 1 

    • Why Mental Health First Aid?

    • Mental Health First Aid action plan

    • What is mental health?

    • impact of mental health issues

    • Stigma & Discrimination

    • What is depression? Symptoms & Risk factors 

    • Depression in the workplace  

  • Session 2 

    • Suicide figures​

    • Alcohol, drugs and mental health 

    • First aid for suicidal crisis

    • Non-judgemental listening skills

    • First aid for depression

    • Treatment and resources for depression

    • Self-care

ContenT COnt. 

  • Session 3

    • Session 3

    • What is anxiety disorder?

    • First aid for anxiety disorders

    • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

    • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders

    • Treatment & resources

    • Cognitive distortions & CBT

    • Personality disorders

    • Eating disorders

    • Self-harm  

  • Session 4

    • What is psychosis?

    • Risk factors for psychosis

    • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis

    • Schizophrenia

    • Bipolar disorder

    • Warning signs of developing psychosis 

    • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

    • Treatment and resources for psychosis 

    • Recovery and building resources 

    • Action planning for using MHFA

Group cOST

£2000 for up to 16 delegates

Open cOURSE cost

£225pp

Open Courses 

All of the sessions are currently being held virtually

22nd & 23rd June 

18th & 19th July 

17th & 19th Aug 

8th & 9th Sept 

10th & 11th Oct 

We are also running lots of 1 day refresher courses get in touch for info 

9am - 4:30pm

£225pp + VAT