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Adult Mental Health   First Aid champion 

one day course 
£200 pp exc vat 

Delegates will gain

+  An understanding of common mental health issues;

 

+ Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

 

+  Ability to spot signs of mental ill health and skills to support positive wellbeing

 

+  Skills to provide Mental Health First Aid for common issues

 

+  Ideas on how to build a mentally healthy workplace and support positive wellbeing

 

+  Quick reference card for Mental Health First Aid action plan

What to expect

+  Numbers are limited to 16 people per course to keep them safe and supported

+  Two sessions, including activities, presentations and discussions

 

+  Delegates receive a manual and a workbook/toolkit to support their mental health

 

+  Delegates receive the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health

 

+  Upon completion, delegates receive a Mental Health First Aid Champion certificate

Course structure

  • Session 1

    • 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

  • Session 2

    • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

    • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

    • Suicide

    • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

    • Action 3: Give support and information

    • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

    • Action 5: Encourage other supports

    • Recovery

    • Building a mentally healthy workplace 

    • Action planning for using MHFA

Contact

More Than Mind

Emerald House

Unit B Braintree Industrial Estate

Braintree Road

Ruislip

Middx

HA4 0EJ

United Kingdom

 

Tel: +44 7765 332 862

Email: iveta@morethanmind.org

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