Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course Birmingham 2019

Our next public 2 day Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course will be taking place on Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th November 2019 in central Birmingham.

To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation or contact us here.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a 2 day in depth mental health awareness course, approved by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). On completion of this training, candidates are certified as ‘Mental Health First Aiders'.

Day 1: Tuesday 19th November 2019

Day 2: Wednesday 20th November 2019

Time: 9:15am - 4:00pm each day

Location: iCentrum, 6 Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BP (Parking available onsite)

Lunch and Refreshments: Will be provided on both days

Cost: £275 + VAT per delegate

Further details will be sent once places have been confirmed.

The course will teach participants to:

· Spot the early signs of stress and mental health problems

· Prevent mental health problems from getting worse

· Feel confident in helping someone experiencing a problem in the first instance

· Guide someone towards the right support

· Create an open forum where stress and mental well-being problems can be discussed

'The course was delivered at a nice informal pace. There was enough time for questions and discussion and the trainer made herself available for private questions too. I would recommend this course to anyone. After all, we all know people experiencing some form of mental ill health.' Catherine Ince, Health, Safety and Wellbeing Advisor, West Midlands Fire Service

To register your interest, please email admin@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation or contact us here.

Jasmine in a dedicated Marketing Assistant and Mental Health Facilitator with excellent creative and communication skills. She is also a Mental Health Advocate who seeks to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health through journalism and has recently been published by The Huffington Post. Jasmine is extremely passionate about Youth Mental Health and Employment. She is currently launching a podcast for Altruist UK entitled, 'Millennials, Mental Health and Making Money' which will include open and honest discussion regarding the impact of the Youth Mental Health Crisis on employment. Jasmine is currently completing an MSc in Global Ethics and Justice with The University of Birmingham. She has particular interests in how mental ill-health effects social justice, as well as Epistemology, Political Philosophy and Gender Ethics. Jasmine also enjoys writing creatively, practising yoga and cooking as part of her emotional self-care.

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