The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches any adult (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.
Please note: It is delivered as a 4 hour face to face training with an 8 hour online certification component. Participants will complete the online component prior to the face to face training.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems in adults, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
KNOWLEDGE – Increases mental health literacy
CONFIDENCE – Increases confidence in providing mental health first aid
DE-STIGMATISING – Decreases stigmatising attitudes
SUPPORT – Increases the support provided to others