Mental Health Affects Us All
Poor mental health carries an economic and social cost of
In 2018 work-related stress, depression and anxiety accounted for
In 2017, 75% of men and 25% of women took their own life totalling
compared with 18,220 between 2003/13
Statistics from the Labour Force Survey based on people who’ve worked over past 12 months
This is why Skills Shop will help you to…
Check for significant risk or suicide or harm
Apply non-judgemental communication skills
Reassure and provide information
Encourage professional support and self-help strategies
Mental Health First Aid isn’t about becoming a councillor or a psychiatrist it’s about being able to spot the signs and symptoms of a work colleague, customer, family member or friend who might be going through some mental anguish. And then being able to signpost them to get help and support.
Through empathy you’ll be able to see, hear and feel the world through the mind of another. This is more than feeling sympathy, it about feeling empathy.
✅ What is First Aid for Mental Health?
✅ Identifying mental health conditions
✅ Providing advice and starting a conversation
✅ Drugs and alcohol
✅ First Aid for Mental Health action plan
✅ A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail
✅ First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
If you have 6 or more staff that require training enjoy hassle free training at a time that’s convenient for you.
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