Events

Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid

Section: the ALLIANCE 
Dates & Locations:
26/08/2019 - Edinburgh City
22/10/2019 - Edinburgh City
28/01/2020 - Edinburgh City
17/03/2020 - Edinburgh City

Health in Mind are hosting this two day course on multiple dates throughout 2019 and 2020.

Mental Health First Aid is an initial response to distress and is the help given to a person before appropriate professional help or treatment can be obtained. This two day course does not train people to be mental health workers, but offers general information about mental health difficulties. 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 following is a brief outline of what is covered on the course

  • 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
  • understanding depression
  • how to offer first aid to someone experiencing depression
  • understanding anxiety
  • how to offer first aid to someone experiencing anxiety
  • understanding psychosis
  • how to offer first aid to someone experiencing a psychotic episode

Course 1: 26 &27 August 2019 (9.15-4.45pm each day)

For more information and to book, please go to the Eventbrite page (this link will take you away from our website).

Course 2: 22&23 October 2019 (9.15-4.45pm each day)

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Course 3: 28&30 January 2020 (9.15-4.45pm each day)

For more information and to book, please go to the Eventbrite page (this link will take you away from our website).

Course 4: 17&19 March 2020 (9.15-4.45pm each day)

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Event details

Date:26/08/2019
Time:09:15 - 16:45
Address:Health In Mind
40 Shandwick Place
Edinburgh
EH2 4RT
Location:Edinburgh City
Date:22/10/2019
Time:09:15 - 16:45
Location:Edinburgh City
Date:28/01/2020
Time:09:15 - 16:45
Location:Edinburgh City
Date:17/03/2020
Time:09:15 - 16:45

For more details contact

Email address:training@health-in-mind.org.uk
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