Mental Health First Aid
Start Date: 26th June 19
End Date: 27th June 19
Location: Armley, Leeds LS12
Price: £150.00 per delegate (or £50 with bursary)
IMPORTANT BOOKING INFORMATION: There are bursary spaces available for individuals based in Leeds who meet at least one of the following three criteria: 1) Work for a local community group; 2) Work or volunteer for small voluntary organisations in neighbourhoods with limited income; 3) Volunteer in community organisations; 4) Members of tenants organisations, including housing organisations and ALMOs. Eligible applicants must download and complete the “MHFA Bursary Form” to the right and return to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not meet the bursary criteria, please complete your online booking below. Feel free to email or call us on 0113 273 9675 for more information.
AIM This course teaches participants how to recognise and respond appropriately to signs of mental ill health.
At the end of the two-day course, participants will be able to:
• Recognise and respond appropriately to signs of mental ill health
• Feel confident helping someone experiencing a problem
• Help stop a mental illness from getting worse
• Help someone recover faster
• Guide someone towards the right support
• Reduce the stigma of mental health problems
MHFA is an internationally recognised, accredited two-day course that teaches people how to recognise and respond appropriately to signs of mental ill health. The practical, skills-based approach demystifies mental health problems and challenges the stigma and discrimination that surrounds mental illness. Participants will learn about anxiety, depression, psychosis and suicide and will gain an understanding about risk factors, signs and symptoms and the range of available treatments.