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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone. It provides learners with knowledge which will enable them to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation in order to signpost a person towards professional help.

As of November 2018, Mental Health provision is in the HSE First Aid needs assessment.

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First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course has been designed to help employers foster a positive mental health culture in their workplace. It provides learners with an understanding of mental health to help break down the associated stigma. The course develops the understanding of the role of the First Aider for Mental Health and how an individual can help someone in crisis, as well as looking at the impact of drugs and alcohol on mental wellbeing and the impact to an individual providing support.

As of November 2018, Mental Health provision is in the HSE First Aid needs assessment and business should assess the needs for their business.

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