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King's Park Conference Centre

Kings Park Road

Northampton

NN3 6LL

United Kingdom

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Youth Mental Heath First Aid Lite Course

This Lite course is an introductory three hour session to raise awareness of young people’s mental health.

It is designed to give:

  • An understanding of some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis

  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues

  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

  • A taste of the contents of the Youth MHFA Two Day course

Cost

MHFA value this course at £75 per person.

What to expect

We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

You will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the session you'll get a certificate to say you are Youth MHFA Aware.


“I learned to show more empathy, to have more confidence in asking questions and talking about mental health"


Course structure

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

The session covers:

  • Language and mental health issues

  • What is mental health?

  • Mental health conditionsSupporting young people in distress

    • Depression

    • Anxiety disorders

    • Psychosis

    • Self-harm

    • Eating disorders

    • Personality disorders

    • Alcohol, illegal drugs and mental health

  • Mental and emotional wellbeing

Trainer

Kate Houghton - qualified Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor, experience working in the area of mental health and wellbeing, previously for the NHS, now delivering wellbeing and life skills workshops in schools.

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