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Mental Health First Aid for Youth - one day

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Outline

Mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders are common and often start a young age. The Youth Mental Health First Aid training gives practical guidance on how to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Description

As a first aider the training will give you the knowledge and confidence to provide mental health first aid for the most common mental health issues. It will also give an understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing.

Outcomes

  • I can explore our different frames of reference and the stigma often attached to mental health
  • I can help people to understand what good mental health looks like
  • I can explore the things that can have affect mental health
  • I can look at how to support myself and others with self-care, giving the skills to influence my own mental health and help prevent mental ill health
  • I can reassure and suggest further support (including in a crisis)
  • I understand mental health conditions, what unwell looks like and how to spot these signs in myself and others
  • I can talk about what to do if you think someone is unwell and the steps to take for early help
  • I can talk about recovery from mental illness and future plans

Who this is for

People who work with children and young people.

Booking information

For further information and booking details please email: EHWB@salford.gov.uk

For more resources and one-off training opportunities, you can ask to be added to the emotional health and wellbeing mailing list.

How to contact us

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