Mental Health First Aid

Date: 31/01/2019 - 01/02/2019
Time: 9am - 5pm
Borough: Rochdale Blue Pit Mill, Castleton, Rochdale
Contact Name: Emma
Contact Email:
Contact Telephone: 07885581739

This 2-day Adult Mental Health First Aid course is an internationally recognised course by MHFA England that teaches delegates to spot the signs of mental health issues and help to avoid crisis or support those in a crisis situation. This is an engaging and thought-provoking course delivered by a quality assured MHFA instructor via presentations, discussions and group activity work. After attending the course, delegates will hold a valid Mental Health First Aid certificate and will receive materials and resources to enable them to support their organisations straight away.

Day 1: AM Session: Covering everything from MHFA action plan, definition and impact of mental health and depression.

PM Session: Discussing suicide figures, how alcohol and drugs affect mental health, first aid for suicidal crisis and depression and self-care.

Day 2:AM Session: Understanding anxiety disorders and relevant treatment, learning crisis first aid for traumatic events, learning about cognitive distortions and CBT, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.

PM Session: Learning about psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Discover how to do crisis first aid for acute psychosis, treatments and resources. Finally, covering recovery and building resources and action planning for using MHFA.

Registration deadline: 13/11/2018

NON MEMBERS £350.00 Excluding VAT
MEMBERS £350.00 Excluding VAT

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