To raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues and to provide participants with basic crisis first aid skills training.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- An increased knowledge about mental health issues in Scotland
- Increased their skills and confidence in recognising the signs of mental health problems or suicidal thoughts
- The ability to provide initial help and guidance towards appropriate professional help
- Explored issues around recovery.
This course includes sessions on attitudes, recovery, alcohol and drugs, suicide, listening skills, self harm, depression, anxiety and psychosis.
Who should attend?
This course would suit anyone who is interested in developing their knowledge and skills in supporting someone with a mental health problem or suicidal thoughts.
Course length: Two days
Charlotte MacIntosh, Sessional Worker, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership
Helen Hutton, Outreach Counselling Coordinator, Fife Alcohol Support Service
Sarah White, Alcohol Counsellor, Fife Alcohol Support Service