Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid

When:
August 22, 2019 – August 23, 2019 all-day UTC Timezone
2019-08-22T00:00:00+00:00
2019-08-24T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
The Bay Hotel
Burntisland Rd
Kinghorn, Burntisland KY3 9YE
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karen Stirling
01592 226488

Aim:

To raise awareness of mental health and well being issues and to provide participants with basic crisis first aid skills training.

Learning outcomes:

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

Facilitator:

Charlotte MacIntosh, Sessional Worker, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**