Mental Health Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in association with Vanessa Gordon.

Course Details:

Introduction to Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

A 4-hour introduction to mental health awareness – Future dates to be confirmed.

Mental Health First Aid is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health.

To book your place on our next available Mental Health First Aid Course or to arrange a course at a venue of your choice please contact Vanessa Gordon:
Telephone 075640 71477 or Email beulahlight@outlook.com

Course leaders: Colin Nash and Carolyn Smith

This is a service we provide to businesses and similar organisations to train their workforce on mental health issues.  Courses are tailor-made to deliver required outcomes.

Course members will learn:

To recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems

To develop knowledge to promote resilience and a mentally healthy workplace

To manage and support people who are experiencing mental health problems within the workplace and gain the confidence to manage and plan a successful return to work.

The course deliverers, Colin Nash and Carolyn Smith, are both highly qualified in the sphere of mental health, including senior levels in the NHS, local authorities and also a national mental health charity. To learn more about our mental health training opportunities or to book a course, please contact Claire Hak: claire@headsupsomerset.org.uk