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First Aid for Mental Health Level 3

Our Mental Health First Aid Level 3 course is an internationally recognised and accredited 2-day course developed by Mental Health First Aid England. It is designed to raise the awareness of mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
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Learn what first aid for mental health is as well as how to identify mental health conditions.

Learn what first aid for mental health is as well as how to identify mental health conditions.

What is mental health? What is first aid for mental health? What are the roles and responsibilities of the first aider for mental health? What impact can mental health problems have on an individual? What is stigma within mental health? What are some of the main risk factors of mental health? What are some of the early warning signs of a mental health problem? How do you start a difficult conversation about mental health? When should emergency services be contacted? What is stress? What is substance misuse? What is alcohol misuse? What does the acronym CARE stand for? What factors can affect an individual’s mental health within the workplace? What is depression and anxiety? What is PTSD? What is self-harm? What is suicide? What is an eating disorder? What are personality disorders? What is bipolar disorder? What is psychosis? What is schizophrenia?

Our First Aid for Mental Health Level 3 course will help you to answer the questions above and more.

What does First Aid for Mental Health Level 3 cover?

  • What mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a first aider.
  • Understand how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition.
  • Understanding how to recognise and manage stress.
  • Recognise the impact substance misuse can have on an individuals mental health.
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place.
  • Recognise how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
  • Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/ therapy provided by healthcare professionals.

Who is our First Aid for Mental Health Level 3 for?

Our Mental Health First Aid Level 3 course is ideal for anyone wanting to become a Mental Health First Aider, including Line Managers, Carers, Wellbeing/ Mental Health Champions, HR professionals, Health and Safety representatives and medical professionals.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss the early signs of a mental health issue.
  • Discuss how to feel confident helping an individual experiencing a mental health issue.
  • Recognise how to provide help on a first aid basis.
  • Be able to help prevent an individual from hurting themselves or others.
  • Demonstrate how to help stop a mental health issue from getting worse, and aid faster recover.
  • Develop the knowledge to be able to guide an individual towards the correct support.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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Training can be delivered at a venue of your choice or at one of our training locations across the UK.

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Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
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