Mental Health Awareness Half Day

Increase the awareness of Mental Health
Overview

Our half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health or be a support session for organisations adopting a full MHFA programme.  The course will run twice in a day to make a full programme.

Course Code
MHF0.5AWA
Duration
4 Hours
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

The course is designed to give you an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma, as well as to provide you with a basic knowledge of some common mental health issues.

Who is this course for

Anyone wishing to increase awareness of Mental Health.

You will learn how to
  • Recognise the main signs and symptoms of common mental health issues.
  • Provide initial support.
  • Be mindful of your own well-being.
  • Develop an understanding of how you can create and maintain a healthier workforce or community.
Benefits for your organisation

Having everyone trained in Mental Health to any degree has many benefits, Perhaps the main one being the confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issues.

Benefits for you as an individual

As well as gaining a deeper understanding of Mental Health, this course will also give you an introduction into looking after your own mental health and maintaining well-being.

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum.
  • Factors which affect mental health.
  • Stigma.
  • Stress and stress management.
  • Spotting signs of distress.
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression.
    • Anxiety disorders.
    • Psychosis.
    • Eating disorders.
    • Suicide.
    • Self-harm.
  • Recovery.
  • Take 10 Together - starting a supportive conversation.
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace.
  • Useful statistics.
  • Helpful resources.

About the Lead Trainer

Phil is always focused on creating behaviour change in his clients and also prides himself on the work he does with Mental Health England and specialises in Mental Health First Aid training for Quanta.