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Adult Mental Health First Aid

This two-day course qualifies delegates as adult mental health first aiders. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

This MHFA (Wales) course is a national training programme for Wales which is licensed and developed by Training in Mind.

Who is it for:

Attendees of the course should be aged over 18. This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognize the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in adults and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

What you will learn:

 

Developing mental health problems MHFA Feedback

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

 

Mental health crises

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe pscyhotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviours

 

Assessment

This course is not assessed.

Certification

All delegates will be issued with a Adult Mental Health First Aid certificate awarded by Training In Mind.  The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

Additional resources can be found below:

Mental Health Advice

Mental Health First Aider Poster

Mental Health First Aider Sign Up Poster