Mental Health First Aid – 1 Day

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First Aid for Mental Health  1 Day

RQF Level 2


Course outline


Module 1 Introduction

Module 2 What is first aid for mental health?

Module 3 Identifying mental health conditions

Module 4 Providing advice and starting a conversation

Module 5 Stress

Module 6 Mental health conditions

Module 7 Drugs and alcohol

Module 8 First aid action plan for mental health

Module 9 Mental health in the workplace

Module 10 Assessment and course closure



The learner will:

  1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  3. Know how to recognise and manage stress
  4. Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions
  5. Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  6. Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  7. Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

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