Shropshire Mental Health First Aid Course

Start Date:
12th April 2013

End Date:
17th April 2013

Start Time:
9:00 am

End Time:
4:30 pm approx

Event title: Shropshire Mental Health First Aid Course

Start date: 12/04/2013

End date: 17/04/2013

Start time: 9.00 am

End time: 4.30 pm approx

Venue: The Redwoods Centre, Somerby Drive, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, SY3 8DS

Event description: Shropshire Independence Advocacy Scheme is running this Mental Health First Aid 2 day course- MHFA is the help you give to someone experiencing health problems prior to professional help being obtained. It will help you promote well-being in your community and work place. The course costs £190 but this is negotiable. There are only 16 places available per course. Lunch facilities are available in the on-site cafe. When you have completed the 2 day training course you will be a Mental Health First Aider, have a Mental Health First Aid Manual & have a certificate evidencing your qualification. The Specialist MHFA trainers are accredited to deliver this MHFA course using materials supplied by Mental Health First Aid England. The aims the course are : To preserve life where a person maybe a danger to themselves or others. To provide help to prevent a mental health problem developing into a more serious state. It will also make you aware of Mental Health in the Community and reducing stigma and discrimination. To Promote recovery of mental health. To Provide comfort to a person experiencing Mental Health problems.

Name: Carys Baskeyfield
Contact email: carys.baskeyfield@siasonline.org
Contact number: 01743 210000

 

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