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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Start Date: 1st September 21
End Date: 31st December 21
Location: Face to face or online
Price: please contact training@commlinks.co.uk

AIM This course teaches participants how to recognise and respond appropriately to signs of mental ill health in young people.

At the end of the two-day 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 who 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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