Mental Health First Aid

This two day Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidenced based Action Plan.  This training can be delivered to workplaces and groups of professionals in the community. 

 

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

 

Mental Health problems covered:Two heads communicating

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Problems

 

Mental Health Crises covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe Psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol and other drug use
  • Aggressive Behaviours

 

Please note this course is not a therapy or support group

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