First Aid For Mental Health

Description: The Mental Health Awareness Distinctive Course provides participants with a broad understanding of mental health. Participants will learn about the factors that affect mental health, and will be introduced to the more prevalent mental disorders and accompanying signs and symptoms, the influence of stigma and discrimination, guidance on supporting people in distress and advice on honing personal resilience.

This course is not only suitable for individulas but also at the workplace, where it is a growing concern and the spotlight is on employers to evaluate the need, and provide adequate provision, for the mental wellbeing of their staff.  This may include training staff in the awareness of mental health issues, and how to recognize signs and symptoms and provide support to someone who may be experiencing mental health issues. 

Disclaimer: It is important to note that some elements might prove triggering or upsetting to attendees. It is also not a substitute for mental health interventions that are implemented by health professionals.

Is this course online? Course is available either face to face or online.

Who can attend: individuals who want to learn about mental health. Businesses and office staff where mental health can affect employee’s productivity and wellbeing.

Prerequisite: This course is open to any person over the age of 16. If young people below the age of 18 seek to attend prior parental consent is required.

Duration: 5 hours

Certification: Participants receive an international certification from EFR (UK) and a wall certificate.

Language: Delivery and material in English and/or Arabic.

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