First Aid for Mental Health

Suitable for Nurses and Carers working under the CCS, HTE and CPP NHS Frameworks and independently certified by the CPD Certification Service, providing 7 hours of CPD.


Looking to take a proactive approach to deal with mental health issues in the workplace? Want your staff to know how to identify the common symptoms and learn how to act upon them?

This 1-day course will give you the skills to:

  • Identify the early stages of a mental health problem
  • Help someone who’s dealing with a mental health issue
  • Help stop someone from self-harming or hurting others
  • Help stop mental ill health from worsening
  • Help someone have a quicker recovery
  • Guide someone towards proper professional help
  • Break the stigma of a mental health problem

Course Contents

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Mental Health Problems
  • The Stigma Around Mental Health
  • Fact or Fiction – Mental Health Myths
  • Mental Health Conditions, including the causes, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and support for:
    • Depression – Psychosis – Anxiety Disorders – Bipolar Disorders – Schizophrenia – Schizoaffective Disorder – Personality Disorders – Clusters A, B & C – Dissociative Disorders
  • Legislation
  • Mental Health Act
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards)
  • What is Restraint and Restriction?

Course Outcome

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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