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Mental Health Training

Mental health  supports mental illness

Adult Mental Health Training - Two-Day Course

Developed by Lit Within, this unique two-day course focuses on mental health and covers mental illness. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and the hidden factor that is overlooked by 99% of mental health courses today. The course teaches the foundation of Mental Health, delegates receive practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

 

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those who want to gain clarity on what mental health is and how to support it in the workplace. Developing the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

**Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If a delegate feels overwhelmed they can leave the course at any time.

However, if you feel in advance that this subject may be too distressing for the delegate please do not book them on without first asking them whether they would feel comfortable attending. If the delegate is unsure whether Mental Health training is right for them, please encourage them to contact us to discuss their concerns. For support with your mental health, please contact Samaritans on 116 123, or NHS 111.**

 

What you will learn

Why Mental Health?  Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

What is depression?  Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders

What is mental health?  

What is the key to Mental Health?

 

Understanding anxiety disorders, Impact of mental illness. 

Stigma and discrimination  Personality disorders

 Eating disorders

Symptoms of depression  Self-harm

Risk factors for depression  What is psychosis?

Depression in the workplace  Risk factors for psychosis

Suicide figures  Alcohol, drugs and psychosis

Alcohol, drugs and mental health  Schizophrenia

First aid to assist a suicidal crisis  Treatment and resources for psychosis

Non-judgemental listening skills  Bipolar disorder

First aid for depression  Warning signs of developing psychosis

Treatment and resources for depression  Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

Self-care  Recovery and building resources

What is an anxiety disorder?

Course duration

Two days.

 

Assessment

There is no formal assessment for this course but delegates must complete all sections of the course.

 

Certification

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a Mental Health certificate.