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Lets beat the stigma:Schizophrenia

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Jurys Inn Edinburgh

43 Jeffrey Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1DH

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The one-day Living with Schizophrenia course is for anyone with a professional or personal interest in schizophrenia.

The aims of the course

The course will help participants to understand what living with schizophrenia is like and how to support someone who has a diagnosis.

Objectives of the course

Participants will learn how to:

- Understand the impact of living with schizophrenia and the stigma which surrounds it

- Recognise the signs, symptoms and behaviours

- Find ways to avoid relapse and prevent a breakdown

- Evaluate treatment options and what practical help someone might need

- Support someone with a diagnosis.

Trainer Information

Robert McCabe is a retired NHS Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, who worked in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. He currently volunteers with Health in Mind as a director with the charity as well as being a volunteer trainer.

Alan Burnett is our Learning & Development Assistant at Health in Mind. He has over 30 years' lived experience of living with schizophrenia.

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This course is at Jury's Inn Hotel, as part of their sponsorship of mental health this year. This is just by the North Bridge by Waverley Station. The venue is fully accessible. The course includes teas, coffee and biscuits but does not include lunch as there are lots of lunch outlet choices just beside the hotel.

Training booking on Eventbrite is best paid by credit or debit card using Visa, Mastercard or American Express. In exceptional circumstances, credit facilities may be available. Please contact the organiser to discuss your request at training@health-in-mind.org.uk or 0131 225 8508.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than two weeks’ notice, we will refund your payment in full. If you cancel with less than two weeks’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee.

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