MHFA is for anyone over the age of 16 who wishes to have the ability to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. This course will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis. Learning takes place through a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions.
The one-day course will teach you to:
- Recognise the main signs and symptoms of common mental health issues
- Provide initial support
- Guide a person towards appropriate professional help
- Be mindful of your own wellbeing
- Develop an understanding of how you can create and maintain a healthier workforce or community