2 Day Adult Mental Health First Aid (Training)

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The Eden House Hotel

130 North Parade


NG31 8AU

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What to expect:

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities and each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.

Our course numbers are restricted between 8 and 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

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

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Mental Health First Aider

  • A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health

Our two day course will give each Mental Health First Aider:

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone and signpost them in order to seek the early intrevention, guiding them on their first footsteps to recovery

Interested in being a Mental Health First Aider?

Our specialist training team bring a wealth of personal and professional experience around mental illness Our two day Adult MHFA course is an internationally recognised programme. After the course, learners will be able to;

  • Recognise the symptoms of mental health issues

  • Provide initial help

  • Guide a person towards appropriate professional help

Our quality assured MHFA instructors deliver training that has been designed to fit into four manageable chunks. These are:

  • Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression

  • Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis

  • Anxiety, personality disorders, and eating disorders

  • Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

  • Self harm

In each section you’ll learn how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health issue

  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue

  • Provide help on a first aid basis

  • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others

  • Help stop a mental health issue from getting worse

  • Help someone recover faster

  • Guide someone towards the right support

  • Reduce the stigma of mental health issues.

How will I learn?

The Adult MHFA course takes place over two full days.

The sessions will be a mix of presentations, discussions, and group work activities. Our instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in certain parts, then there is no pressure to.

Due to some of the sensitive subjects of our courses, we limit numbers to 16 people. We want everyone to feel safe and our instructors can help if people find some parts particularly difficult.

Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources. When you have completed the course you will receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider.

Who can attend?

The course is for everyone aged 16 and upwards and you don’t need any qualifications or experience in mental health to take part.

Course Costs:

£215 Per Person, this will include all literiture as stated above, will also include Tea & Coffee through the duration of the course and a light lunch.

Additional costs: Booking fee through this system. To avoid any booking fees, please contact me direct.

For futher information please contact us: steve.puckett@nyx-training.co.uk or call: 08002343002

Invoices Can be raised for all attendees, payment is completed through bank transfere or through this means

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