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Adult Mental Health First Aid courses - 16 and 17 July 2018

A 2-day Mental Health First Aid Course in Reading. 

Monday 16 July - 9:30am - 4:30pm

Tuesday 17 July - 9:30am - 4:30pm

  • What is a mental health problem?

Mental health problems cover a wide range of issues - including stress, anxiety, depression and substance abuse - that affect someone’s ability to get on with their daily life. The most common mental disorder in Britain is mixed anxiety and depression, with almost 9% of people meeting the criteria for diagnosis*.

*Office for National Statistics Psychiatric Morbidity report (2001)

  •  Who is this course for?

Members of the Public, Carers, Community Workers, Commercial, Voluntary & Public Sector Workers.

It is NOT for Trained Mental Health Professionals

  •  What will I learn?

 

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

 MHFA training is a nationally recognised 12 hour course www.mhfaengland.org.uk

Some of the Areas Covered: Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Alcohol & Substance Misuse, Panic Attacks, and Eating Disorders.

** The recommended minimum price for the course is £300 per place. We have subsidized it to £130 per place.

You will need to attend both days to complete the course.

Please download a copy of the flyer to share with your contacts.

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