1 Day Mental Health First Aid Training Course

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This one-day course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 

  • An understanding of common mental health issues  

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

FORMAT

  • One day face to face course across two sessions

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

TAKEAWAYS

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

SESSION 1

  • About Mental Health First Aid

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

SESSION 2

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Suicide

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace

  • Action planning for using MHFA

For more information please contact us on learning@musicsupport.org