Mental Health First Aid with St John

5 August 2020

One has a migraine.
One has depression.
Can you tell the difference?

St John Mental Health First Aid

Attend a Mental Health First Aid course and you won’t just be able to tell the difference – you’ll be able to make one. Learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health issues in work colleagues, friends and family members.

What to expect

Using a variety of best practice learning methods, including discussions, videos and scenario work, this course is ideal for anyone wanting to help recognise mental distress and what they can do to help.

Courses can be held at St John, your premises or online

Who should attend

  • Those who are responsible for staff or interact with the public
  • Anyone who wants to improve their knowledge around mental health and wellbeing.

Course outcomes

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Identify the early signs of mental distress
  • Have an understanding of the relationship between mental health and unwellness
  • Identify when a person may be experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Identify strategies for managing a mental health crisis safely
  • Know and be able to use the St John Listen to your HEAD™ action plan
  • Identify agencies who can help and/or know how to get immediate assistance if necessary
  • Understand debrief strategies for self-care including reflective practice.

To book visit the St John website here

You can also watch a short video on the course here

Don’t forget the St John team can help you with anything to do with first aid, this means first aid courses, customised workshops, first aid kits, defibrillators, defibrillator parts and cabinets, lone worker products and ambulance cover products.

We really appreciate any support you can offer St John especially at this time, funding raised from the services above goes towards running the St John Ambulance service and our community programmes - health shuttles, youth programmes, hospital friends, phone friends, pet outreach therapy and more.

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