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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 2 Days, Leeds

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Park Plaza Hotel (floor 1)

1 Boar Lane (across from Leeds Train Station)

Leeds

LS1 5NS

United Kingdom

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Special Offer Price £99

Day 1 - 9.00am - 5.30pm

Day 2 - 9.00am - 5.30pm


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. Adult MHFA courses can be attended by people aged 16 upwards and are relevant for the general population. Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.

Each and every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the seven day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health

Who should attend

This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

Course outline

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • What is depression?
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Risk factors for depression
  • Depression in the workplace
  • Suicide figures
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • First aid to assist a suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care
  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorder
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions and cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm
  • What is psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event




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Park Plaza Hotel (floor 1)

1 Boar Lane (across from Leeds Train Station)

Leeds

LS1 5NS

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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