Mental Health First Aid Lite

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Statistics show that: “One in four people will experience a mental health problem in the course of a year”. “…the estimated overall cost (of mental health problems) to UK businesses is now £30.3 billion a year –equivalent to £1206 per employee. (Centre for Mental Health 2010)

MHFA Lite is an ideal 3 hour introductory mental health awareness course for anyone who wants learn more about mental health.  The aim of the course is to help participants to:

  • gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health
  • gain a greater understanding of how and why positive and negative mental health affects business
  • work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • define mental health & some common mental health problems
  • relate to people’s experiences of poor mental health
  • help support people with poor mental health begin developing a business case for promoting positive mental health in the workplace
  • identify the discrimination surrounding mental health problems
  • look after their own mental health

The course also introduces ALGEE – a unique memory tool for conducting mental health first aid. All participants receive a certificate of attendance and manual

The course is delivered by Approved MHFA Instructors who have completed a seven day programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. Mental health First Aid England has approved Liz Sewell to deliver MHFA Lite for Dudley Mind.

Here’s what participants say:

“A good intro to mental health conditions” , “Useful info”

“Really interesting” , “A comprehensive introduction”

Course dates:

Our next open course is on Tuesday 25th October in Brierley Hill, Dudley, 9.30am-12.30pm.  

Cost per person: £75.00 which includes training materials, certificate and refreshments

For bookings and more information please contact Mark or Liz on 01384 442938 or email href=”mailto:training@dudleymind.org.uk”>training@dudleymind.org.uk