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Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health - CF20PC031

Events > Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health - CF20PC031

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Date: 04/02/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £120.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £150.00

Venue: Cowplain Family Practice

Mental Health First Aid won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially stop a crisis from happening.

In this Level 2 Mental Health First Aid course you’ll learn how to:
* recognise the warning signs of mental ill-health
* develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe
* gain skills and knowledge to empower people to access the support they need for recovery or successful management of their symptoms
* process create a more mentally supportive workplace
gain an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you.

Content
* Factors affecting mental health and the impact of poor mental health on individuals
* Stress – signs and symptoms, factors which increase the risk of stress, it’s impact and how it can be managed
* Starting the conversation about mental health and providing safe advice
* Ways to improve mental health and wellbeing, and signposting to professional services
* Potential impact of drug and alcohol misuse on mental health
* Creating a first aid action plan for mental health

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