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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training Course

A half day course is an introductory three hour session to raise awareness of young people’s mental health.

It is designed to give:

  • An understanding of some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues (this will be applied to working with those through sport/physical activity)
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

The session covers:

  • Language and mental health issues
  • What is mental health?
  • Mental health conditions-Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Alcohol, illegal drugs and mental health
  • Supporting young people in distress
  • Mental and emotional wellbeing

All attendees will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever needed. Upon session completion every attendee will receive a certificate to say they are Youth MHFA Aware.

No further dates for this course have been planned at the moment.

To book, please visit our online booking system or for more information contact Jayne Thacker on 01487 841559 or email Jayne.Thacker@livingsport.co.uk

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