The ECA Central South region are holding a two-day training course for mental health first aiders, designed to give you and your colleagues:
An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing.
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues.
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan.
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP.
Understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties.
A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan.