Following the huge success of our Mental Health First Aid courses held last month in London, we’re delighted to tell you we have some more booked in for 2020.
Our next courses are being held on the following dates:
- Tuesday 4th Feb & Wednesday 5th Feb 2020
- Tuesday 3rd March & Wednesday 4th March 2020
Both courses will be held at Point West, 116 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London, SW7 4XR.
What is Mental Health First Aid?
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course that teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
MHFA doesn’t teach you how to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.
Adult MHFA courses are suitable for everyone aged 16 upwards. Every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor who has attended an Instructor Training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health and is trained to keep people safe and supported while they learn.
How will attending an MHFA course help?
This is a practical skills and awareness course designed to give you:
– A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
– Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
– Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
– Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
– Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support
Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:
– Raises awareness and mental health literacy
– Reduces stigma around mental ill health
– Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues Promotes early intervention which enables recovery
To sign up and confirm your place now, simply click the link below and choose your preferred date.
We hope to see you there!