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Mental Health Aware - Half Day

Course Date: 10 March 2020, 12:30 - 16:30

Course Leader: Gill Stringer

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Price: £60.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 21

This course is an introductory mental health awareness course that enables participants
to gain a wider understanding of some of the issues surrounding mental health and how
to work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems.

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Have an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • Gain a basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • Have an introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Gain confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Course Programme

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together - starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
  • Useful statistics
  • Helpful resources

Course Deliverables

Each delegate will receive a certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware from Mental Health First Aid England. 

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is suitable for individuals, carers, veterans & serving personnel, community groups, teams or organisations, including those working or caring in community, voluntary, health & social care services & education, who are aged 16 or over.

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