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  • FULLY BOOKED - Scotlandís Mental Health First Aid†

    Created: 18/03/2024, Updated: 30/05/2024
    News/Events Category: Training and Learning


    When: 9:00 - 4:30pm, Tuesday 18 June 2024
    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.


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

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED AND WE CAN CONFIRM NO MORE BOOKINGS.


     

    This is a two-day training course, running on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 June 2024. Participants must be able to attend on both days.

     

    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. 

     

    Facilitators: 

    Eddie Martin, Alison Ramsay

    Refreshments and Lunch: 

    Teas and coffees will be provided and a working lunch.

     

    Please note: Attendance at this course will require registering attendance with both Fife Voluntary Action and Public Health Scotland.  Details of how to register for the course with Public Health Scotland will be supplied by Fife Voluntary Action after the initial booking request.  

    Places at this course are limited.


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


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