What is first aid for mental health?

 

First aid for mental health courses teach how to identify signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, and stress. Our courses are delivered in accordance with best practice and achieve an Ofqual regulated qualification.

 

Level 1 - Awareness for Mental Health

 This 4-hour course covers a range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects including:

 • What is First Aid for Mental Health?

• Identifying mental health conditions

• Providing advice and starting a conversation

• Stress

• Mental health conditions

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Level 2 – First Aid for Mental Health

This 1-day course is recommended for those who want to create a mentally healthy environment in their workplace.  The syllabus covers a range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects including:

• What is First Aid for Mental Health?

• Identifying mental health conditions

• Providing advice and starting a conversation

• Stress

• Mental health conditions

• Drugs and alcohol

• First Aid for Mental Health action plan

• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

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Level 3 – Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

This 2 - day course is the most comprehensive training and qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. The syllabus covers a range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects including:

• What is First Aid for Mental Health?

• Identifying mental health conditions

• Providing advice and starting a conversation

• Stress

• Mental health conditions

• Drugs and alcohol

• First Aid for Mental Health action plan

• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

• Depression

• Post-traumatic stress disorder

• Self-harm

• Suicide

• Eating disorders

• Personality disorders

• Bipolar disorder

• Psychosis

• Schizophrenia

• Anxiety

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Assessment:

All qualifications are assessed by a 1:1 professional discussion with the Trainer/Assessor online.  The learner has a maximum of 60 minutes to complete the assessment. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred. This assessment will follow your course completion and is usually on the day following your course.

 

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