This is the Gold Standard MHFA course to train participants to become Mental Health First Aiders
|Why mental health first aid? What is mental health? Stigma and discrimination|
Impact of mental health issues
The Mental Health First Aid action plan
Non-judgemental listening skills
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
|What is depression?|
Symptoms of depression
Risk factors for depression
Depression in the workplace
First aid for depression
Treatment and resources for depression
First aid for suicidal crisis
Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
|What is an anxiety disorder?|
First aid for anxiety disorders
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
Cognitive distortions and cognitive behavioural therapy
Recovery and building resources
Action planning for using MHFA.
Building a mentally healthy workplace
|What is psychosis?|
Risk factors for psychosis
Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
Treatment and resources for psychosis
Warning signs of developing psychosis
Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
Minimum of 8
Maximum of 16
Open course – £210 per person.
In-house course – £2,800 for 16 people (equates to £175 per person).
Special rates are available for the charity sector.
Also available from Mental Health First Aid England
i-act for Positive Mental Health & Wellbeing – two one day courses
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