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Mental Health First Aid

Course Date: 11 December 2018, 09:30 - 12 December 2018, 17:00

Course Leader: Cathryn Keeble, Nita Dodd, Lisa Hoskin, Rhea Hollis, Alison Crane

Duration of Course: 2 days

Location: Moments Café, PL1 1RJ

Price: £60.00 per Delegate

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support individuals who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a problem and deal with a crisis situation or help prevent someone hurting themselves or others.
  • Help stop a mental illness from getting worse
  • Help someone recover faster
  • Guide someone towards the right support
  • Help reduce the stigma of mental health problems
  • Use ALGEE, a unique memory tool for conducting Mental Health First Aid
  • Practice as an accredited Mental Health First Aider

Course Programme

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence based intervention that can be delivered in a wide variety of settings, where first aid is given to an individual experiencing distress until appropriate help and treatment is received or the crisis resolves.

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is for individuals, carers, veterans & serving personnel, community groups, teams or organisations, including those working or caring in community, voluntary, health & social care services & education, who are aged 16 or over and living or working in or around the Plymouth area.

  • MHFA training is subsidised and is £60 per person (MHFA recommend their courses to be £300 per person).
  • 40% Discount for anyone who works for an organisation that is registered for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter CODE: WWC40
  • 40% Discount if you have been trained as a Wellbeing Champion through Livewell Southwest CODE: CHAMP40
  • Free to all Livewell Southwest staff and Livewell Southwest volunteers. CODE: STAFF100

Please contact info@livewellswacademy.co.uk to discuss bespoke course options.

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