Course overview

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue. MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening. You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.

Course price

£290.00 plus VAT per person

Duration

2 days

Method

Group session

Course Content

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health First Aid Action Plan
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Alcohol, drugs and non-judgemental listening
  • Anxiety
  • Personality disorders and eating disorders
  • Psychosis, schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder
  • Recovery, building resources and action planning

Aims

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support

Qualification

Requirements

Upcoming Course Dates

November 10 @ 8:45 am - November 11 @ 4:45 pm

Would you like to book or learn more about this course?

browns logo

Registered address for Browns of Enderby Ltd, T/A Browns Health & Safety, 7 Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4PN

Tel: +44 (0) 1455 203 600
info@brownshealthandsafety.co.uk
Company registration number 972395
VAT number 114222720

Browns