Adult MHFA (half day)

  • This half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.
    It is designed to give you:
  • 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 your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Course Content:

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

Methods:

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