To book a place on a course then please contact SK First Aid Training:

Phone: 07581288690

Email: skendall@skfirstaidtraining.com

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**Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If a delegate feels overwhelmed they can leave the course at any time.

However, if you feel in advance that this subject may be too distressing for the delegate please do not book them on without first asking them whether they would feel comfortable attending. If the delegate is unsure whether MHFA is right for them, please encourage them to contact us to discuss their concerns. For support with your mental health, please contact Samaritans on 116 123, or NHS 111.**

This is a 2 day long course lasting around 12 hours in total. There are no written assessments as part of this course however all candidates must complete the full course to gain the MHFA qualification.


What you will learn on the Adult MHFA course

Why Mental Health First Aid?    

Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
What is depression?    

Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
What is mental health?    

Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
Impact of mental health issues    

Cognitive distortions and cognitive behavioural therapy
Stigma and discrimination    

Personality disorders
The Mental Health First Aid action plan    

Eating disorders
Symptoms of depression    

Self-harm
Risk factors for depression    

What is psychosis?
Depression in the workplace    

Risk factors for psychosis
Suicide figures    

Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
Alcohol, drugs and mental health    

Schizophrenia
First aid to assist a suicidal crisis    

Treatment and resources for psychosis
Non-judgemental listening skills    

Bipolar disorder
First aid for depression    

Warning signs of developing psychosis
Treatment and resources for depression    

Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
Self-care    

Recovery and building resources
What is an anxiety disorder?    

Action planning for using MHFA