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Mental Health First Aid Training.

The number of people being diagnosed with Mental Health Illnesses is rapidly increasing. So to is the masive cost to business through absenteeism. However the greatest cost is that in lives lost or damaged through Suicide or Self-Harming.

We all have 'Mental Health' and most of us have been affected by 'poor' mental health either directly or through friends or family members. There is a huge stigma attached to the thought of Mental Illness and this can also add to the difficulties of the illness itself.

Our course is an NHS recognised and certificated course held locally over 2 days. It is available for Companies and Corporations and Individuals.

This course does not train people to be mental health workers. It offers basic general information about mental health problems. The knowledge presented and understanding developed in the course helps to remove stigma and fear and to give confidence in approaching a person in distress.

The following is a brief outline of what is covered on the course:

Guidance on being a Mental Health First Aider and  attitudes to mental health issues equality.

  The recovery message.

  The impact of alcohol and drugs on mental health.

  Introduction to suicide intervention.

  Listening skills.

  Understanding depression.

  How to offer first aid to someone experiencing depression.

  Understanding anxiety.

  How to offer first aid to someone experiencing anxiety.

  Understanding psychosis.

  How to offer first aid to someone experiencing a psychotic episode.

This course is an NHS approved course and an NHS Certificate is issued on completion of the training.

You can join a course or arrange a course in your place of work or club.

Other Training Courses

Power2 Change offer other courses from time to time including Self Hypnosis Training. In addition we can create many bespoke courses for specific needs. Why not ring me and discuss your requirements.

Power2Change

6 Edgar Street

Dunfermline

Fife KY12 7EY

david@power2change.co.uk

 

Tel: 01383 741511

Mobile: 07802467750

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