Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a 2 day training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and support a person who may be developing a mental health issue. The 2 day course is split into 4 sections covering topics including:
Mental Health First Aid, mental health and depression
Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis
Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm
Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Who is it for?
Mental Health First Aid is suitable for anyone over 16 who wants to develop a better understanding of mental health and how it affects people. No prior knowledge of mental health is required to attend this course. What will I Learn?
Develop a better understanding of mental health and how it affects people
To be able to spot the early signs of a mental health issue
Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue
How to provide support on a first aid basis
How to help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
Help to stop a mental illness from getting worse
Help someone to recover faster
How to guide someone to towards the right support
How to reduce the stigma of mental health problems
What do I get? All participants will receive a comprehensive MHFA manual which will serve as an excellent resource. A certificate confirming you are a trained Mental Health First Aider
How much does it cost? Price upon Request
Length: 2 Day Course (Can be split to suit your organisation’s needs)
Venue: We can provide in house training or arrange a venue. Alternatively, you can join an open course.
Maximum number of candidates: Maximum of 16 participants per course
How do I make a booking? For Further information or to make a booking please contact us or alternatively call me on 07888 897 288
What have people said about the course?
"A great course that really does put everything into perspective, plus the real examples from the instructors were great, Mixture of slides, activities and film were great"
"Fantastically educating. Stigma was abolished in this course. Interesting, installing and should be continued"
"This course has made it real to me. Within hours of doing the course I had already used the skills learnt to help a friend"
"Having very little previous knowledge about Mental Health First Aid, but having good knowledge about mental health. I found this course absolutely fantastic. It was very well paced, personable, and factual. Our instructors had incredible knowledge and by them using personal experience and sharing, I learnt a lot. I feel confident about moving forward, using MHFA in my work with young people but also in my personal life which was quite unexpected. Thank you"
For further information about the course please visit MHFA England at www.mhfaengland.org
Changing Horizons is registered Charity in England # 1146667