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Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

New for 2019

FMC Training Services will be offering the following accredited and in-house training courses at some point in 2019.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid teaches managers and staff how to spot signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, provide non-judgemental support and reassurance, and guide a person to seek professional support they may need to recover.

Workplace mental health training has been proven to make a lasting difference in people’s knowledge and confidence around mental health. Thanks to the development of mental health first aid training courses, responsible employers now have an opportunity to address the key issue of ignorance about mental health in the workplace. Those that choose to do so are likely to improve the workplace for staff and have a positive impact on business profitability.

Mental health conditions in the workplace:

Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society. Work related stress accounted for 45% of all working days lost to ill health in the UK in 2015/16.

Mental health related absences cost UK employers an estimated £26 billion per year – over £1,000 per employee – on top of the value of lost productivity. By taking a few simple steps to improve the management of mental health in the workplace, UK employers could save 30% or more of these losses – at least £8 billion a year

Adult Mental Health First Aid One-Day Course

Developed by MHFA England, this one-day course qualifies delegates as mental health first aid champions. Delegates will gain an understanding of common mental health illnesses and be given the confidence to promote mental health awareness. The course gives delegates the ability to spot signs of mental ill health and the skills to support positive wellbeing for themselves and others.

Adult Mental Health First Aid Two-Day Course

Developed by MHFA England, this two-day course qualifies delegates as mental health first aiders. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

Adult Mental Health First Aid Half Day Course

The ½ day mental health first aid course is for those wanting to become more self-aware about their own mental health and to gain a basic awareness of mental health illnesses and how to help themselves and others around them.

Our courses will be designed to reduce the stigma through education and increase the provision of care for those who have a mental illness.Get in touch via our contact form to organise Mental Health First Aid training for your organisation or call us on 01228 538016 /Mob: 07776 428 563 to book now.

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