Mental Health Champions

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MHFA Champions 1 day course Empower your organisation to deliver on your wellbeing strategy by building a network of MHFA Champions.

MHFA Champions 1 day course

 

Empower your organisation to deliver on your wellbeing strategy by building a network of MHFA Champions.

MHFA Champions have: 

  • Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues
  • An understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing

 

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

 

Takeaways

  • Everyone who completes the course gets:
  • A certificate of attendance to say they are an MHFA Champion
  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
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