Mental Health First Aid Training

22 May 2017

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained.

The aims of Mental Health First Aid are:

  • To enhance understanding of mental health problems and how it can impact on individuals and society.
  • To develop skills, motivation, knowledge and confidence in offering help to those with symptoms of mental illness.
  • To guide towards appropriate professional help.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is appropriate  for anyone from a voluntary or professional background who comes into contact with the general public and is interested in learning more about mental health problems, how it impacts on individuals and how best to provide support.

VENUE:  23 Newry Road, BT 357JP, Brain Injury Foundation "Our House"

DATE: 22nd and 23rd May 2017

TIME:  9.30am - 5.00pm

(All sessions are compulsory therefore all sessions MUST be attended to receive certificates).

For more information or to put your name forward for the training please contact Shane on: 028 30266195 or email shane@pipsnewryandmourne.org

 

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