Adult Mental Health First Aid – One Day Course

Everyone who attends an Adult MHFA One Day course will learn to:

  • Recognise the main signs and symptoms of mental ill health.
  • Provide initial help.
  • Guide the person towards appropriate professional help.
  • Develop an understanding of how they can create and maintain a healthier and more productive workforce.
  • Be mindful of their own wellbeing.

Session 1

  • About Mental Health First Aid.
  • About Mental Health and stress in the workplace.
  • Stigma and discrimination.
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety disorders.
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, and psychosis).
  • Early warning signs of mental ill-health.
  • Alcohol, drugs, and mental health.

Session 2 

Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • ​Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis.
  • Suicide.
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally.
  • Action 3: Give support and information.
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help.
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports.
  • Recovery.
  • Building a mentally healthy workforce.
  • Action planning for using MHFA.

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