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Mental Health Awareness

Developed by MHFA England, this half day course is an introductory four-hour session to raise awareness of mental health. Delegates will gain an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. The course gives delegates a basic knowledge of common mental health issues and teaches them how to look after their own mental health and wellbeing.


Course Details

Course Overview
Number of Delegates: Maximum 16

Duration: Half Day

Overview:

The half day mental health first aid course is for those wanting to become more self-aware about their own mental health and to gain a basic awareness of mental health illnesses and how to help themselves and others around them.

Who should Attend

This course is suitable for those looking to understand and improve their knowledge and confidence about mental health and to learn the skills to support their own and others’ positive wellbeing in the workplace.

Course Content
  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together - starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources
Final qualification

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a Mental Health Aware certificate.

Additional Information

Additional Info: There is no formal assessment for this course but delegates must complete all sections of the course.

**Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If a delegate feels overwhelmed they can leave the course at any time.

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