Mental Health First Aid

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This Mental Health First Aid Course is for everyone.  Mental health first aid has the potential to help those who may, in their daily lives, come across individuals experiencing mental health difficulties.

Mental health first aid is the help offered to someone developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. 

You can give this first aid until the person has received appropriate professional treatment or the crisis is resolved.

Course Content

  • Know what mental health is and why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a Mental Health First Aider
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting with a mental health condition 
  • Know how to recognise and identify range mental conditions including - depression, anxiety problems, psychosis, substance misuse problems, eating disorders, gambling problems
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Know the signs – The first step is knowing the signs and symptoms of mental health problems so you can work out when it may be time to help them.

Certification

Learners who complete the Mental Health First Aid Course will receive a Mental Health First Aid Certificate valid for two years. 

On-site and Virtual Course Options

On-site training delivered in the following counties and surrounding areas - Meath | Louth | Kildare | Dublin | Cavan | Roscommon | Offaly | Monaghan | Westmeath | Cork |
Virtual courses by ZOOM/MS Teams available nationwide with a live instructor to answer your queries. 
 
 

If you need in-house or on-site Mental Health First Aid Training please contact us or arrange a callback.

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Duration:
90 Minutes
Cost:
25

Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to notice and support individuals who may be experiencing mental health issues or exhibiting the signs of substance use in a work environment. They are also taught how to connect those people with appropriate help from fellow employees, community resources or healthcare professionals.

Online Course Content: 
The course introduces the subject and outlines the benefits of Mental Health first aid and workplace wellness schemes. It then goes on to cover the effects of stress on individuals and teams and discusses how stress and mental health are linked.
It then covers the roles of employers, managers and employees in ensuring that a Mental Health First Aid programme is successful. It concludes with a series of practical examples of how to apply mental health first aid to real situations, how to support employees who are experiencing mental health issues and where to point them for further help and advice.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Define and understand the importance of Mental Health First Aid.
• Develop a greater understanding of mental health issues and the benefits of Mental Health First Aid.
• Understand the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees in achieving better mental health in the workplace.
• Identify the issues of stress in the workplace.
• Develop and understand a wellness strategy within the workplace.

 

Why do this course with us?

  • Complete in your own time and at your own pace
  • Instant certificate upon completion
  • Company Accounts get access to all employee certificates
  • Closed captioning available
 

Certification

Learners who complete the Mental Health First Aid Course will receive a Mental Health First Aid Certificate valid for two years. 
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