Mental Health First Aid – Day 1 of 2

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    Date(s) - 15/10/2018
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Cuthbert House


    Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th October, Cuthbert House

    This 2 day internationally recognised course is open to anyone employed or volunteering in Durham Diocese and will teach you to recognise the symptoms of mental health issues, provide initial help, and will also provide information on how to guide a person towards seeking appropriate professional help.

    Just £30 per person – includes lunch and all course materials

    Booking: contact Kate Martin on 0191 3746017 or email

    What you will learn

    • What is mental health?
    • Suicide and depression
    • Anxiety, eating disorders, and self harm
    • Psychosis

    In each section you’ll learn how to:

    • Spot the early signs of a mental health issue
    • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue
    • Provide help on a first aid basis
    • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
    • Help stop a mental health issue from getting worse
    • Help someone recover faster
    • Guide someone towards the right support
    • Reduce the stigma of mental health issues
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