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First Aid for Mental Health

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health – Level 1 (RQF)

Duration: Half-Day
  1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  3. Know how to recognise and manage stress
  4. Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions

First Aid for Mental Health – Level 2 (RQF)

Duration: 1-Day
  1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  3. Know how to recognise and manage stress
  4. Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions
  5. Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  6. Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  7. Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health – Level 3 (RQF)

Duration: 2-Days
  1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health condition
  3. Know how to recognise and manage stress
  4. Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  5. Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  6. Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  7. Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers