First Aid for Mental Health

We can all take steps to improve our own mental health and the mental health of others.

First Aid for Mental Health courses improve awareness of mental health and give advice to those looking to support someone with a mental health condition. Our courses are SQA certified with certificates valid for three years.

Our courses

Two day course

The two-day Leading First Aid for Mental Health course is for those who are looking to become a certified First Aider for Mental Health within their organisation.

Upon completion of the course, certificated candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health illnesses, and effectively guide a colleague towards the right support.

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One day course

The one-day First Aid for Mental Health course is for those who are looking to gain an awareness of mental illness.

The course will enable candidates to understand some common mental health illnesses, and to support their own mental health and the wellbeing of colleagues by creating Mental Health First Aid champions within the workplace.

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Half day course

The half day introductory session – Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course provides candidates with a basic foundation of mental health conditions, learning about their own mental health, and how to start a conversation with others.

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