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  • ** FULLY BOOKED** - Scotlandís Mental Health First Aid†

    Created: 20/06/2022, Updated: 05/07/2022

    When: 9:30 - 4:00pm, Tuesday 30 August 2022
    Where: New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    **PLEASE NOTE** - This course is now fully booked.  

    This course will be delivered in partnership with Fife Health and Social Care Partnership and will raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues and provide participants with basic crisis first aid skills training.

    This course has recently been revamped and includes sessions on

    • Attitudes
    • Recovery
    • Alcohol and drugs
    • Suicide
    • Listening skills
    • Self-harm
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Psychosis

    Learning outcomes: 

    By the end of this course participants will have: 

    • Increased knowledge about mental health issues in Scotland 
    • Increased skills and confidence in recognising the signs of mental health problems or suicidal thoughts, being able to provide initial help and guide towards appropriate professional help 
    • Explored issues around recovery. 

    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:  2 Days

    Dates: Tuesday 30 August 2022 and Wednesday 31 August 2022

    Facilitators: Eddie Martin and Ann Mathie

    Refreshments and Lunch: 

    Teas & coffees will be provided. Participants will be required to bring their own lunch and snacks.

    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]

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