Mental Health Champion 1 day 

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Local courses for local people and business. Brought to you by an Isle of Man resident instructor and fully accredited by MHFA England. 

This one day course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 

  • An understanding of common mental health issues  

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Champion

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Course Structure:

 

​Session 1 -

  • About Mental Health First Aid 

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2:

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Suicide

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 

  • Action planning for using MHFA

Full information about the MHFA 1 day Mental Health Champion course is available via this link.