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FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

 The First Aid for Mental Health programme has been developed using the latest research and information from some of the world’s largest medical institutions and we ensure all knowledge  is up to date. We provide learners with the appropriate tools and information to support a person with a suspected mental health condition.

A range of subjects are covered including:


  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?

  • Identifying mental health conditions

  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

  • Stress

  • Mental health conditions

  • Drugs and alcohol

  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan

  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

  • Depression

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Self-harm

  • Suicide

  • Eating disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Psychosis

  • Schizophrenia

  • Anxiety

  • FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

  • FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

  • FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

 

COURSES WE OFFER

 LEVEL 1 AWARD IN AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This ½-Day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course and also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

 LEVEL 3 AWARD IN SUPERVISING FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

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