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Mental Health First Aid

Practical Course

Mental Health First Aid Practical Course

Acquire the skills to offer essential assistance with our Mental Health First Aid training, tailored for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of mental health support. This extensive curriculum not only benefits individuals but also assists employers in fulfilling their legal duties outlined in the Health & Safety at Work Act.

Explore the nuances of recognising different mental health concerns and their signs. Uncover the essential responsibilities of a mental health first-aider, encompassing risk evaluation and empathetic listening devoid of prejudice. Master efficient techniques for providing aid and steering individuals towards suitable support.

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Our Upcoming Courses

See our upcoming courses taking place out our South Yorkshire Training Centre. Just Outside Sheffield with a quick drive to the M1. We also have a range of online courses that can be viewed via out online course page.

Course content:

  • Introduction to Mental Health First Aid
  • Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Common Mental Health Disorders: Signs and Symptoms
  • Risk Factors and Protective Factors for Mental Health
  • Stigma and Discrimination Surrounding Mental Health
  • The Role and Responsibilities of a Mental Health First Aider
  • Effective Communication Skills in Mental Health First Aid
  • Empathetic Listening and Non-judgmental Support Techniques
  • Crisis Intervention Strategies
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • Substance Use and Mental Health
  • Self-care for Mental Health First Aiders
  • Referral Processes and Available Resources
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Mental Health First Aid
  • Role-plays and Scenario-based Training Exercises
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