Who is this course suitable for?
Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition; either yourself, a family member, friend or colleague.
This course is suitable for everyone and has been designed to help employers provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace.
Building on the Level 1/4 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health, this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan, which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol.
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to provide signposting to professional help, and to support those with a suspected mental health condition. Learners will also be equipped with the knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace.