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Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) 2 DAY COURSE

Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) 2 DAY COURSE

Day 1 - 9.00am - 5.30pm
Day 2 - 9.00am - 5.30pm

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. Adult MHFA courses can be attended by people aged 16 upwards and are relevant for the general population. Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.
Each and every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the seven day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health
Who should attend
This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.
Course outline

Why Mental Health First Aid?
What is depression?
What is mental health?
Impact of mental health issues
Stigma and discrimination
The Mental Health First Aid action plan
Symptoms of depression
Risk factors for depression
Depression in the workplace
Suicide figures
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
First aid to assist a suicidal crisis
Non-judgemental listening skills
First aid for depression
Treatment and resources for depression
What is an anxiety disorder?
First aid for anxiety disorder
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
Cognitive distortions and cognitive behavioural therapy
Personality disorders
Eating disorders
What is psychosis?
Risk factors for psychosis
Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
Treatment and resources for psychosis
Bipolar disorder
Warning signs of developing psychosis
Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
Recovery and building resources
Action planning for using MHFA
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

*Certificates will be issued by Mental Health England following course attendence.

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