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Mental Health Awareness & First Aid Training

Mental Health Awareness & First Aid Training Course - 1 Day

Many organisations are now investing in Mental Health First Aid training.

Mental Health First Aid Training helps identify potential and actual mental health problems in the workplace. The role of Mental Health First Aiders is to render immediate support to the person suffering a mental health disorder.
They stabilise the immediate situation.

Mental health first aiders then help people to access appropriate Mental Health Care services.

This one-day course is designed to train your key staff to act as Mental Health First Aiders.

Available as an Open Course, Live Online Webinar or In - House

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Mental Health Awareness & First Aid Training Availability, Pricing and Course Dates

If you have any questions, please phone us (020 3856 3037) or send us a message.

Open Course (Face-to-Face)

£475+VAT per delegate
(Early Bird Offers Available)
  • Delivered at venues around the UK
  • Open Course Timings are: 9am - 4.30pm
  • If you arrive earlier than 9am, there is coffee / tea waiting for you.

Bespoke Training (In-House or Live Online)

£2,150+VAT per training day
(International Price Varies)

In-House training has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs.

Plus, hotel accommodation for trainer if needed (Premier Inn type: not the Hilton!)

We are able to train in your timezone.

All our training includes:

  • A full day of quality training, delivered by an experienced trainer
  • Total of 6 CPD training hours (9am - 4.30pm), plus an additional 2-3 via post-course online independent learning.
  • Full digital interactive course notes
  • Training certificate
  • Access to additional free training material after the course via our post-course portal
  • 3 months free telephone coaching: Whilst you are implementing what you have learned, if you need to, you can contact us for support and guidance

What is Mental Health Awareness Training?

Mental health first aid training is designed to help people who have the responsibility of giving immediate assistance to colleagues suffering from a temporary or chronic mental health disorder. Mental health first aid training teaches the necessary knowledge, skills and understandings to people who render first aid. Mental health disorders may be anxiety, stress, anger, upset, panic attack etc.

The course teaches Mental health first aiders how to take the appropriate action based upon the application of correct knowledge, relating to the nature and causes of mental health disorders.

Contact Us Today

If you want to know more about this course, or any other Management Training Courses, or their suitability for you or a colleague, call us on 020 3856 3037 or make an enquiry online.

Customer Reviews

4.9/5 Our Mental Health Awareness & First Aid Course is rated based on 514 reviews. More Customer Reviews >
Course content was highly beneficial. Some aspects I was aware of and use, but also new methods learnt that I will look to practice, ie 6 step method and emotional danger zone. Chris was amazing. He presented in a fun and enticing way, interesti... [Read More]
Very helpful concepts, extremely well organized and practical for our personal and work life. Exercises are very hands-on and helped grasp the material better while reflecting on real life examples. Chris is an amazing, inspiring presenter. He k... [Read More]
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Mental Health Awareness & First Aid Training Course Overview

We have divided this course content into three phases:

  1. A description of what constitutes “Good Mental Health” and then by contrast, we describe the signs, symptoms, causes and triggers that are associated with common mental health disorders.
  2. What Mental Health First Aiders can do to provide practical, effective and immediate care for colleagues with Mental health difficulties. We teach “Therapeutic Communication Skills”, which is the study of how to use words to positively affect others.
  3. The longer-range support that M.H. First Aiders can provide to colleagues, by means of affecting the work environment in order to minimise the probabilities of further instances of mental health issues. Finally, we look at how to refer colleagues to the relevant mental health services.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To gain a full understanding of theory and practice of Mental Health First Aid
  • What is good mental health
  • What are common mental health disorders: signs symptoms and triggers
  • What Mental health first aiders can do to render immediate assistance
  • How to use therapeutic communication skills
  • How to render long range assistance by affecting the work environments
  • How to refer to the mental health agencies

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