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 will run over two days:

Day one - Wednesday 25th March, 9am-5.30pm
Day two - Thursday 26th March, 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.

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

The Unity Centre, 17 Cuppin Street, Chester, CH1 2BN.

     

When

From Wednesday 25th March 2020 9:00 AM. Until Thursday 26th March 2020 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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