Mental Health Half Day Awareness Course

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) has been developed by MHFA England, whose mission is to increase mental health awareness literacy and reduce the stigma associated with mental ill health. MHFA England has allowed Becky Wright, New Leaf’s founder, to deliver Workplace MHFA training. Information about MHFA England and its courses can be found at mhfaengland.org

What will you learn

Our half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.

Your employees will gain:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after their own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to offer support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

We cover the following:

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

How will this course help me?

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that Becky can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

You will gain confidence and knowledge around mental health.

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say they are Mental Health Aware

Testimonials

“Very good course I found it very helpful as I do have MH issues myself. The course gave me a better understanding of the issues other people can have with Mental Health, I feel I am better equipped to recognise and offer advice to others. Thank you”

“Becky was fantastic. The course was very informative”

“Going away with fresh ideas and far greater knowledge.”

“Well-paced and highly relevant. Thank you so much, much needed and look forward too much more.”

“Delivered very professionally with great respect to all. Very informative and would like to see more courses available.”

“Becky delivered a very interesting and engaging course. I would very much like to take this training further.”

“Very interesting, Becky has made me think and want to go away and get more detail and training.”

Is this course accredited?

Yes, you will leave the course with a certificate to say you are mental health aware. This course is accredited with Mental Health First Aid England.

 

For more information or to discuss your particular requirement call or text New Leaf today on 07590 684888 or email Becky Wright directly on [email protected]

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