About Mental Health First Aid 1-Day
In this course, candidates will learn the most common mental illnesses people face. This course will give learners enough knowledge to encourage others to talk about mental health; candidates will obtain skills and tactics to help others get through this challenging phase.
How long will this course take?
This course is delivered within 1 day over a 6 hour period.
Who needs this training?
This training is ideal for anyone looking to become their appointed mental health first aider. Increase your awareness of mental illnesses and understand how to support those struggling with their mental health.
What are the main points covered?
Understand how to tackle stress in the workplace, develop mental health action plans, how to talk about depression, self-harm and more.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Mental Health First Aid 1-Day Outline
- Stress in the workplace.
- Mental Health First Aid action plan.
- Drugs and mental health.
- Mental health issues such as self-harm etc.
Mental Health First Aid 1-Day FAQs
Why is mental health important?
Everyone goes through stressful times at some point in their lives, and the development of good coping skills allows us to maintain mental health in the face of sometimes overwhelming stress. Poor mental health can cause depression which can lead to unwanted side effects.
Who is this course for?
The one-day mental health first aid course is for those wanting to gain awareness of mental illnesses. Focussing on common causes and symptoms enables them to understand mental health conditions to support their mental health and the wellbeing of colleagues.
What will I learn in this course?
Candidates will learn the signs, symptoms and causes of mental health illness. They will be able to identify those that are suffering and help guide them to internal and external resources to help their condition improve.
How does mental health affect people?
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental illness each year. According to the office of National Statistics in 2016, 15.8 million UK work days were lost due to mental illness