Online Mental Health First Aid Awareness

1⁄2 day certificated course
MHFA England Instructor Member

Online Mental Health First Aid Awareness

Who is it for?

Suitable for all staff over 16.

What will I learn on the half day Mental Health First Aid Awareness Course?

Learning outcomes include:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Topics covered:

The 4 hour course is taught through a mix of group activities, presentation and discussion.

  • What is mental health?
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Stress vulnerability and the stress container model
  • The mental health continuum
  • Thinking distortions
  • Mental Health conditions
    • Depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and schizophrenia
    • Bipolar disorder, eating disorders,
    • Mental health and risk: suicide and self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Stigma and mental health issues
  • Take 10 Together Toolkit – tips for supportive conversations
  • Helpful resources
  • Useful statistics

Everyone who completes the course gets a workbook, an MHFA manual and certificate to say they are MHFA aware.

"Well explained and informative."

Online Mental Health First Aid Awareness
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