Supervising Mental Health

Nuco Training Approved Instructor First Aid for Mental Health MHFA Southampton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, West Sussex, Surrey, Isle of Wight IoW

Key Course Facts

Course duration: 2 days

Price per delegate: 225.00 + VAT

Members’ Price:

Location: HCS Safety, Southampton

Please note:

Attendance will be capped to a maximum of 15 delegates per course where possible.

For an in-house course quotation, please call Olivia on 023 80 894695.


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Who is this training course designed for?

What is mental health first aid?

NUCO Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.

Mental Health First Aiders are an asset to any business – they have:

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgmental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support

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What does this course cover?

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health 2 day course covers the following Syllabus,  which is broken down over the 2 days in manageable chucks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills:

Syllabus includes:

  • Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression.
  •  Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis.
  •  Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.
  •  Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA NUCO manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources.

When you have completed the course you will also receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained NUCO Mental Health First Aider.

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Benefits of attending this course

The course will:

  • Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
  • Teach practical skills that can be used every day, including being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate support

Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health and increases confidence in guiding people towards appropriate support
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Encourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

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