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  • Scotlandís Mental Health First Aid†(SMHFA)

    Created: 23/05/2023, Updated: 25/05/2023

    When: 9:00 - 4:30, Monday 14 August 2023
    Where: Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.


    Book a place(s) now!

    This is a 2 day training course being held in the large training room at FVA's offices at Caledonia House on both days.

    Dates: 

    Monday 14 August  2023  -  9:00 - 4:30

    Tuesday 15 August 2023   - 9:00 - 4:30

    Participants must be able to attend on both days.  You only need to book once - registering your details for the first day guarantees your place at the second day.

    Aim: 

    To raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues and to 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 and 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, be 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 and Venue:  

    30 and 31 August 2023 (09:30 - 16:00)

    Facilitators: 

    Eddie Martin

    Refreshments and Lunch: 

    Teas and coffees will be provided and a working lunch.


    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Book a place(s) now!



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