About Mental Health First Aid 2-Day
Mental illness is an issue that many come up against and is becoming increasingly more visible in the workplace. Candidates will learn what mental health is and identify someone with a mental illness. This course gives learners the confidence to speak to those showing signs of suffering mental illness.
How long will this course take?
This course is delivered within 2 days over a 12 hour period.
Who needs this training?
This training is ideal for anyone looking to become their appointed mental health first aider. Gain an in-depth understanding of mental illnesses and know how to support those struggling with their mental health with this thorough two-day training.
What are the main points covered?
Understand how to tackle stress in the workplace; how to develop mental health action plans; and understanding the process of recovery; how to talk about depression, self-harm and more.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Outline
- First Aid action plan.
- Definition of Depression, Anxiety, Mental Health etc.
- Understand the different disorders such as eating.
- How to treat Mental health.
- The different resources you need for disorders.
Mental Health First Aid 2-Day FAQs
What is a “mental health first aider”?
A “mental health first aider” is someone within an organisation that has the skills and training to identify, understand, and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.
Why is there a need for a “mental health first aider” at work?
Companies have become more aware of employee mental health and the impact it can have on their working lives. It is now recognised that having someone who specifically looks after the mental health of others benefits both the affected individual and the organisation.
What does the role of a “mental health first aider” include?
Typically the role of the mental health first-aider includes: being able to recognise the early signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health illnesses, having the necessary skills to engage in a supportive, non-judgmental conversation with those that need it, and taking the lead on promoting greater mental health awareness within the organisation.
Why should I take the 2-day course?
The two-day mental health first aid course is for those wanting to become certified as a mental health first aider for their organisation. Certificate holders will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health illnesses and effectively guide a colleague towards the right support.