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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on October 7th - 8th

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What is mental health first aid for youth?

If you are supporting youth, you will want to become a youth mental health first aider by attending the Youth MHFA Two Day Course. The Youth Mental Health First Aid first includes four sessions over 2 days.

Youth mental health first aid covers England’s child health care policy, statistics on youth mental health as well as some common misconceptions around children’s mental health. Also covered are risk and protective factors and the ALGEE action plan and recovery.

  1. Depression and anxiety. What are the most common signs and symptoms. Risk factors. First aid for depression.

  2. Suicide and psychosis. What are warning signs and risk factors for suicide? How can you deliver first aid for a suicidal crisis. You will learn the action plan for mental health emergencies like suicide and psychotic episodes.

  3. Self-harm and eating disorders. You will learn about self-harm risk factors. What are the symptoms of self harm?. Why do children self-harm? What are the different types of eating disorders?. How to to approach to the young person experiencing mental health difficulties and implement an action plan.

Who is it for MHFA youth course?

The youth mental health first aid course is recommended for those who working with young people 8-18 years old. Parents, teachers, community workers and sport workers are encouraged to take a Youth Mental Health First Aid Course to help those youth with whom they spend time.

There are numerous reasons why young people have mental health difficulties. Young people can be especially vulnerable during adolescence and this impacts and is affected by their mental health. Parents and teachers are well positioned to spot any early signs that a young person might be struggling with their mental health, covered in the course. Early signposting and intervention significantly helps recovery.

Some risk factors for ill mental health include:

  • Physical disability

  • Violence and abuse

  • Bullying/ Cyberbulling

  • Drugs and Alcohol

  • Discrimination based on religion, ethnic minority or sexual orientation.

More information here

https://www.firstaidcourselondon.com/first-aid-courses/2-day-youth-mental-health-first-aid/


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