Thu, 16 Jul | 1 Croydon - Sussex Innovation Centre

Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Two Day - Croydon

Our Adult Mental Health First Aid two-day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.
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Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Two Day - Croydon

Time & Location

16 Jul 2020, 09:00 – 17 Jul 2020, 17:00
1 Croydon - Sussex Innovation Centre, 12-16 Addiscombe Rd, Croydon CR0 0XT, UK

About the Event

What to expect

Learning takes place across four manageable sessions. Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) action plan.

Session 1 Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression.

Session 2 Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis.

Session 3 Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.

Session 4 Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

This course provides you with:

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support e.g., self-help resources, the NHS
  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing. 

We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that we can keep people safe and supported while they learn.    

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider

Independent research and evaluation show that Mental Health First Aid (England) courses:

  • Raise awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduce stigma around mental ill health and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support
  • Boost knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Encourage people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
  • Promote early intervention which enables recovery

The course is valued at £300. Discounts are also available for group bookings and in-house courses, for more information, please contact esther@thriveandwell.co.uk or visit  www.thriveandwell.co.uk.  

Discounts available for Sussex Innovation Centre members, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry members, charities and not-for-profits.  Please contact me to find out more.  

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