Mental Health First Aid
We offer training in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) of which provides delegates with an understanding of mental health, the most common difficulties experienced and useful ‘first aid’ interventions. The principles of mental health are explained and discussed with opportunity to practice essential ‘helping’ skills for use in the workplace, home and public places.
These courses will build confidence and encourage skills to enable delegates to offer appropriate comfort and signposts to professional help.
Mental Health First Aid (endorsed) 2 days
This course is based on MHFA guidelines and covers:
• What is MHFA (Wales) and the stigma of mental illness.
• Recognising symptoms of depression and how to implement first aid for depression.
• Understanding anxiety, self harm and suicide and how to help.
• Symptoms of Psychosis and how to create action plans to assist with mental illness.
Training in Mind, MHFA (Wales) Certificate