Mental Health First Aid

Beginning in January 2019 will be a range of Mental Health First Aid courses to include:

Mental Health First Aid Awareness (half day)

This 1⁄2-Day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

A range of Mental Health First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  • What is mental health first aid?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions

Mental Health First Aid (1 day)

This 1-Day course covers the content of the 1/2 day course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

A range of Mental Health First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  • What is mental health first aid?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Mental health first aid action plan
  • Mental health first aid in the workplace

Supervising Mental Health First Aid (2 day)

This 2-day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the 1/2 and 1 day courses but is aimed at supervisor level within the workplace.

A range of Mental Health First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  • What is mental health first aid?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Mental health first aid action plan
  • Mental health first aid in the workplace
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety

For more information on Mental Health First Aid training for your organisation, please email office@taking-control.co.uk for further details.