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Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Ideal for: Anyone who wants to gain the awareness and skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues, have a non-judgmental conversation with and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

Duration: From 1 hour information talk through to half /full day awareness and two day accredited mental health first aider training.

This course will cover:

  • What is Mental Health First Aid and why is it important?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Risk factors
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions
  • Alcohol, drugs and addiction
  • Personality disorders
  • Agressive Behaviours
  • Self-harm
  • What is psychosis?
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • Treatment and resources
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Self care and recovery
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • Action planning for using MHFA

 

Contact us to discuss your needs