Share with a colleague

Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Share on LinedIn Share on Twitter Share by email

Mental Health First Aid LITE

Mental Health First Aid

4hr Course

The Workplace MHFA Half Day training is designed to raise awareness of mental health.  It provides participants with an introductory understanding of what mental health is and how to look after their own mental health and maintain wellbeing. The session also imparts a basic knowledge of some common mental health issues and helps raise participants’ confidence to support someone in mental and emotional distress.

Introduction

One in four people will experience a mental health problem in the course of a year.  The Workplace MHFA Half Day introductory mental health awareness session is designed to:

  • provide an understanding of what mental health is and how stigma can be challenged
  • give participants an introduction to looking after their own mental health and maintaining their wellbeing
  • impart a basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • raise participants’ confidence to support someone in mental and emotional distress

Course Duration: 4 hours

Course Capacity: 25 delegates max

Availability: throughout the UK

 

For more information including prices, please complete this form.

Who Is It For?

This training is suitable for anyone in the workplace who wants to improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing awareness.

Key Benefits

The Workplace MHFA Half Day course will teach participants to:

  • Gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health
  • Work more effectively with people living with mental health problems
  • Identify discrimination and stigma
  • Define mental health and wellbeing and some mental ill-health problems
  • Relate to peoples’ experiences
  • Help support people with mental health problems
  • Understand strategies to look after their own mental health and wellbeing

For more information including prices, please complete this form.

Course Content

 

  • 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

The training session will be a mix of presentations, group discussion and workshop activities. The instructor provides a very safe learning environment and is trained to support delegates throughout the whole course.

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a MHFA manual to refer to whenever they need it, a workbook which includes a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health and an attendance certificate from MHFA England to say they are Mental Health Aware.

Mental Health First Aid – 2 day course

Some organisations will encourage all employees to attend the Workplace MHFA Half Day course, with some participants then going on to attend the full 2 day award.

Click here for details of the Mhfa 2 day course

Contact us about this course

Discuss aspects of this course with us

Discuss aspects of this course with us

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this training, please call us on 0131 476 5027 or drop us an email to – [email protected]

Contact us about this course

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Similar Courses

What people say about In Equilibrium

Mental Health First Aid Lite Delegate comments

“After the success of the MHFA programme with our customer facing staff we are excited at the MHFA lite option for our office staff, volunteers and tenants groups”

Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips

We have a wide range of handy hints and tips for managing stress, developing resilience.

Resources for Managers

Resources for Managers

A selection of resources designed with the role of the manager in mind.

Customer Comments

Customer Comments

See our customers' comments after attending our training courses.

Share with a colleague

Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Share on LinkedIn Share on Twitter Share by email