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Mental Health First Aid Course (Adult MHFA)

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The Brentwood Centre

Doddinghurst Road

Brentwood

CM15 9NN

United Kingdom

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Fitness In Mind™ does Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health. The MHFA course teaches people how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, provide help on a first aid basis and effectively guide someone towards the right support.

What will I learn?

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, eating disorders and self harm
- Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

How will I learn?

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.

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.

How do I book onto a course?

All participants must be available to attend all of the following dates and times to complete the course:

- Monday 10th April 2017 0930-1630
- Monday 24th April 2017 0930-1630

You can register by using the button at the top of this page. This registration will automatically send an email to confirm your place.

Want to know more about the course?

Simply email us at fitnessinmind@brentwoodleisure.co.uk or give us a ring on 01277 246057 where one of us will be more than happy to give you further information.

The course is funded by Fitness In Mind™ Brentwood and Sport England. The course is valued at £300 per person, although with funding we are able to offer this course for free. We reserve the right to charge a £25 admin fee for those people who do not complete the course.

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The Brentwood Centre

Doddinghurst Road

Brentwood

CM15 9NN

United Kingdom

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