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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Start Date: 16th April 24
End Date: 17th April 24
Location: 9:30 - 16:30 each day, Leeds
Price: £150

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
    • Feel confident helping a young person
    • Provide help on a first aid basis
    • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
    • Help a young person recover faster
    • Guide a young person towards the right support
    • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems

This is an internationally recognised two-day course specifically designed for those people that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 11 – 18.  This course teaches participants how to spot the early warning signs and symptoms of mental ill-health in young people.  It provides information about topics such as anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, alcohol and drug use and explains the impact that mental ill-health in young people can have on adolescent development.  A practical, skills based approach helps participants gain the confidence to offer meaningful support to young people in distress.

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