10. September 2019 - 9:00
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Scotland's Mental Health First Aid: 10th & 17th September 2019 | Falkirk's Mental Health Association | Tuesday, 10. September 2019

Course Overview
 The 2-day Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course will improve your knowledge and understanding of mental health and teaches skills for providing initial help to people experiencing thoughts of ******* or mental health problems such as self-harming, anxiety, depression and psychosis.
Using volunteer film clips, activities and group discussion you will build your confidence and develop the skills to give immediate help to a person in distress by applying the ALGEE framework, until suitable professional help can be found.
Participants receive the Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid attendance certificate on completion.  Learning Outcomes
 By the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of:

The recovery message
The impact of alcohol and drugs on mental health
Self-harming
******* intervention
Anxiety
Depression
Psychosis
Applying the ALGEE framework as a mental health first-aider
What to do and say in a crisis
Signposting to professional help
Listening Skills
Understanding of and how to offer first aid to someone experiencing depression, anxiety or a psychotic episode
Know what to say and do in a crisis

 Participants will receive Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid Manual and supporting handouts.
 Other Information
This course takes place over two days, each day is 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Tea and coffee is provided. Delegates are required to provide their own lunch.