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Mental Health First Aid training course from SGS – learn how to provide early intervention to others experiencing mental health problems.

Offered in partnership with St John Ambulance, Mental Health First Aid is a nationally recognised two-day (12 hour) training course. It is designed to provide a better understanding of mental health and how to offer early intervention to others. At the end of the course, you will receive a Mental Health First Aid manual and a certificate from Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England showing that you are now a Mental Health First Aider.

Why choose the Mental Health First Aid training course from SGS?

This course uses a mix of presentations, group discussions and work activities to provide you with the skills to recognise common workplace mental health issues and guide someone toward the right support. The four main areas of focus are:

  • What is mental health?
  • Suicide
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Psychosis

Our instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course.

Course content

In each section of the course, you will learn how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
  • Help stop a mental illness from getting worse
  • Guide someone toward the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems

Certification

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate from MHFA England.

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgemental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues and effectively guide someone toward the right support.

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To find out more about our Mental Health First Aid training course, contact us today.