Course Aims

The aim of this course is to help delegates prescribe initial first response to distressed employees.

2 Day Mental Health First Aid Course

Who Attends

Anyone wishing to increase their mental health awareness and administering basic mental health first aid in the workplace.

Course Content

The Mental Health First Aid covers a range of related subjects that includes:

  • Guidance on being a Mental Health First Aider
  • Attitudes to mental health issues
  • Equalities
  • The recovery message
  • The impact of alcohol and drugs on mental health
  • Introduction to suicide intervention
  • Listening skills

Course Duration

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge required to administer basic first response in mental health first aid.

Maximum Candidates

Teaching Methods
Teaching is conducted using video, audio, slides, graphs and descriptive media. Includes a practical scenario based sessions.

Qualifications Obtained

This Mental Health First Aid courses provides a certificate from Nuco Training

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

The Mental Health First Aid course does not train people to be mental health workers. It offers basic general information about mental health problems.

The knowledge presented and understanding developed in the course helps to remove stigma and fear and to give confidence in approaching a person in distress.

The Mental Health First Aid Course is an initial response to distress and all participants on the course understand that this help is given only until other suitable or professional help can be found.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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