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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Awareness Training

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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Awareness Training

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Want to learn more about mental health and suicide awareness come along to our free community training, during the sessions you will look at:

What is mental health? Brief overview of common conditions

Factors that influence people’s mental health

How to talk to someone in distress

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Have an understanding of what mental health is and the prevalence of some common conditions
  • Have knowledge of factors that can contribute to mental illness
  • Gain an understanding of some of barriers that stop people getting help
  • Have an awareness of some common mental illnesses
  • Be aware of the local and national statistic of suicide
  • Feel more confident having conversations around mental health and mental distress
  • Have a better understanding of their own mental health

Content overview

What is mental health- not just mental illness

What can influence our mental health, positively and negatively

Exploring reasons why people don’t go for help

What is stigma and discrimination

Mental illness on a continuum

Personal impact/ implications of not being mentally well

Overview of conditions: Depression, Anxiety disorders, Self harm, Eating disorders

The picture of suicide nationally and locally

Myths and facts busting regarding suicide

Exploring gender differences

How to talk to someone experiencing mental distress

What to avoid saying

Mental health alcohol and drugs

Taking care of yourself

Signposting

Determinants of health

If you wish to attend this training, please register to secure your place.

You will receive a communication from the Learning & Development Team, who are hosting this training, near to the date you have selected. This will provide you with the details you will need to join the online event.

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