Mental Health First Aid

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The aim of this course (Full Day Course – 6 Hours) is to be able to provide effective mental health first aid for those undergoing trauma, and those with mental health disorders. Book your place today to receive your Certificate of Attendance.

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AIMS:

To be able to provide effective mental health first aid for those undergoing trauma, and those with mental health disorders

DURATION:

Full Day Course (6 Hours)

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

By the end of this course you will:

  • · Know what to do in the event of someone self-harming
  • · Recognise the warning signs of a suicide attempt
  • · Know what to do if you find someone attempting suicide
  • · Understand how to support those with depression
  • · Understand how to support those with anxiety
  • · Know what to do in the event of an anxiety attack
  • · Recognise the symptoms of acute psychosis
  • · Know what to do in the event of acute psychosis
  • · Understand what is meant by ‘Traumatic Event’
  • · Know how to provide mental health first aid for those experiencing traumatic events
  • · Know how to support those with eating disorders
  • · Know how to support those with schizophrenia
  • · Know how to support those with Bipolar Disorder
  • · Be aware of the different types of personality disorder
  • · Understand how alcohol and drugs can impact mental health

LESSONS AND TOPICS

Introduction to CSE: What is PTSD?

· Causes of PTSD

About Mental Health:

· History of Mental Health

· What is Mental Health?

· Why don’t people talk about Mental Health?

· The negative effects of talking about mental health


· Men and Mental Health

· Facts and Statistics

· Appropriate Language

Legislation:

· Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA)

· Adults with Incapacity (AWI) Act 2000

· Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

· Mental Health Act 1983 (Amended 2007) (MHA)

· Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

· Equality Act 2010

What Causes Mental Health Conditions:

  • · Causes
  • · Genetic Factors
  • · Physical Factors
  • · Psychological Factors
  • · Social and Environmental Factors

Types of Mental Illness:


  • · Common Types of Mental Health Conditions
  • · Depression
  • · Supporting People with Depression
  • · Bipolar Disorder
  • · Addiction
  • · Eating Disorders
  • · Anxiety Disorder
  • · First Aid for an Anxiety Attack
  • · Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • · Personality Disorders

Psychosis and Schizophrenia:

  • · What is Psychosis?
  • · Causes of Psychosis
  • · Diagnosis
  • · What is Schizophrenia?
  • · Diagnosis of Schizophrenia
  • · First Aid

Elderly Mental Illness:

· Mental Health in the Elderly

· Triggers

· Common Mental Health Condition

· Insomnia

· Suicide and End of Life

Alcohol and Drugs:

· The Effect of Alcohol and Drugs on Mental Health

· Cannabis

· Alcohol

· New Psychoactive Substances

· Amphetamines

· Tranquilizers

· Cocaine

  • · Ecstasy
  • · Heroin

Self Harm:

  • · Self-Harm
  • · Why People Self-Harm


· What to Do If You Discover Someone Self- Harming

· How to Help a Person Engaging in Non- Suicidal Self-Harm

Suicide:

  • · Why People Take Their Own Lives
  • · Warning Signs
  • · How to Help
  • · Urgent Situations
  • · Seeking Professional Help

· If the Person has Already Harmed Themselves

· Looking After Yourself

Crisis First Aid After a Traumatic Event:

  • · Traumatic Events
  • · First Priorities
  • · After a Mass Traumatic Event
  • · Talking to the Traumatised
  • · Talking About the Event
  • · Ongoing Support
  • · Professional Help

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • · Roles and Responsibilities of a Carer
  • · The Roles and Responsibilities of a Manager
  • · Mental Health First Aid
  • · Signpost to Useful Organisations
  • · Remember…

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