Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid

When:
March 12, 2020 – March 13, 2020 all-day UTC Timezone
2020-03-12T00:00:00+00:00
2020-03-14T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Carnegie Conference Centre
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 8DY
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Campbell
01592 226561

Aim:

To raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing 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

Facilitators:

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

 

**Apply online here**