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Adult Mental Health First Aid (2 day course)

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Stockport business innovation centre

Broadhurst Mill

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sk5 7dl

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This course will teach you how to identify, understand and help someone experiencing a mental health issue. Lunch and refreshments provided.

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Our Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider though MHFA England.

Mental Health First Aiders have:

• 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 recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

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

Everyone who completes the course gets:

• A manual to refer to whenever you need it

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

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

Day 1

• Why Mental Health First Aid?

• The Mental Health First Aid action plan

• What is mental health?

• Impact of mental health issues

• Stigma and discrimination

• What is depression?

• Symptoms of depression

• Risk factors for depression

• Depression in the workplace

• Suicide figures

• Alcohol, drugs and mental health

• First aid for suicidal crisis

• Non-judgemental listening skills

• First aid for depression

• Treatment and resources for depression

• Self-care

Day 2

• What is an anxiety disorder?

• First aid for anxiety disorders

• Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

• Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders

• Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders

• Cognitive distortions and CBT

• Personality disorders

• Eating disorders

• Self-harm

• What is psychosis?

• Risk factors for psychosis

• Alcohol, drugs and psychosis

• Schizophrenia

• Bipolar disorder

• Warning signs of developing psychosis

• Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

• Treatment and resources for psychosis

• Recovery and building resources

• Action planning for using MHFA

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