NUCO Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
Adult MHFA courses can be attended by people aged 16 upwards and are relevant for the general population. Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.
Each and every NUCO MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured NUCO instructor, who has attended an instructor training programme accredited by NUCO.
Mental Health First Aiders have:
Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health 2 day course covers the following Syllabus, which are broken down over the 2 days in manageable chucks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills:
What is First aid for Mental Health? Identifying mental health conditions. Providing advice and starting conversations. Drugs and alcohol. MHFA action plan. MHFA in the workplace. Depression. Self harm. Suicide and other anxiety disorders.
Our 1 day NUCO First Aid for Mental Health Training Course covers the following syllabus:
What is First aid for Mental Health? Identifying mental health conditions. Providing advice and starting conversations. Drugs and alcohol. MHFA action plan. MHFA in the workplace.
Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA NUCO manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources.
When you have completed the course you will also receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained NUCO Mental Health First Aider.
The course will:
Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:
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