Mental Health First Aid
in the Workplace
QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace
Mental health is just as important as physical health, yet whilst we know how to take care of our own physical health, many people don’t know how to support friends, relatives or even colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health. This Mental Health First Aid course will help you develop a greater understanding of common mental health conditions, as well as how best to support and guide someone to professional help, you can help to reduce the stigma associated with mental health in the UK.
Certificate valid for 3 years
This course covers:
- Understanding mental health and its importance
- The roles and responsibilities for mental health in the workplace
- Importance of own well-being as a mental health first aider
- Common mental health conditions, including:
Characteristics and features, Work-related stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Depression, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Phobias, Bipolar, Self-harm, Psychosis, Suicide.
- How employers can assist those off work or returning to work whilst experiencing poor mental health
- Types of support available both locally and nationally
Ideal candidates for Mental Health First Aid:
This course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how best to support, as well as reassure and signpost colleagues to professional support.
All courses can be adapted to suit the operational requirements of your business and includes both practical and theory sessions. We are able to deliver these courses, at short notice, to companies, organisations and groups of individuals at any time and fit the course content to your existing work shift patterns. We are also happy to teach these courses early morning, late evening or overnight modules as needed.
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