LEVEL 1 AWARD IN AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This ½-Day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

Course contents include:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health? 
  • Identifying mental health conditions 
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation 
  • Stress 
  • Mental health conditions

 LEVEL 2 AWARD IN FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

Course contents include:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health? 
  • Identifying mental health conditions 
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation 
  • Stress 
  • Mental health conditions 
  • Drugs and alcohol 
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan 
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

 LEVEL 3 AWARD IN SUPERVISING FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

Course contents include:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health? 
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder 
  • Identifying mental health conditions 
  • Self-harm 
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation 
  • Suicide 
  • Stress 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Mental health conditions
  • Personality disorders 
  • Drugs and alcohol 
  • Bipolar disorder 
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan 
  • Psychosis 
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety