First Aid for Mental Health
At some point whether it be at work, home or socially, someone you know or care about may not quite be themselves or seem to be behaving differently.
How do you approach them to check in and see that they’re ok?
Then what do you do if they tell you they’re not alright?
What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Having an understanding about mental health, stress and its impact on people is helpful in these situations. Followed by having the confidence to be able walk into some else’s space and offer that initial help.
Providing mental health first aid is just as important as being able to provide regular first aid, and it is the crucial first step in the process before the person is referred on to a professional to continue that care.
St John’s First Aid for Mental Health course has been designed to cover all of this and equip you with the skills to be able to have these sorts of conversations and provide that immediate first aid care until you can help direct the person to the professional assistance they require.
Who is this training designed for?
Everyone can benefit from First Aid for Mental Health training, much like everyone can benefit from having traditional physical first aid training.
The course is particularly suitable for workplaces, to ensure managers and staff are able to assist each other in times of need.