Level 1 Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

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Course Duration
A minimum of four hours (half day)
Certificate Validity
3 years
Course Description
This awareness course is aimed at anyone wanting to gain a basic understanding of mental health; be able how to recognise and manage stress and know how to refer on to mental health professionals. Learners will be able to recognise a suspected mental health condition and have the skills to signpost a person towards professional help.
Course Contents
  • Defining mental health and understanding the stigma around mental health
  • Identifying factors that impact mental health
  • The role of first aider for mental health
  • Outline advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition
  • Know when to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health
  • Identify signs of stress and be able to state how stress can be managed
  • Identify signs and symptoms for depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide & self-harm.

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