About

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

This course held in Wrexham will run over two days:

Day one - Wednesday 30th January 9am-5.30pm
Day two - Wednesday 6th February 9am-5.30pm

Please bring a packed lunch as no lunch is provided.

Learning takes place through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions.A practical skills and awareness course designed to give you:
  • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support
Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:
  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery
Each participant will receive a certificate, a wallet-sized reference card plus a comprehensive manual with information about sources of support for people experiencing poor mental health.

The MHFA (Wales) course is a national training programme for Wales which is licensed and developed by Training in Mind.

For enquiries about future courses, or in house training, please contact Advance Brighter Futures via info@abfwxm.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Where

Advance Brighter Futures, 3 Belmont Road, Wrexham, LL13 7PW.

     

When

From Wednesday 30th January 2019 9:00 AM. Until Wednesday 6th February 2019 17:30 PM.

About the good cause

Advance Brighter Futures

We’re a mental health and wellbeing charity, established in Wrexham since 1992. Our support helps people overcome challenges such as stress, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, low self-esteem and lack of confidence.

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