Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Services

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Understand the mental health implications of working for the emergency services, and how to manage others

This course is ideal for anyone working in the emergency services wanting to increase their knowledge of mental health; no previous mental health training required.

There are still a lot of myths and misunderstandings about mental health and mental illness and by attending this course participants will become better equipped to look after their own and others' wellbeing. 


Feedback

"Excellent examples of the different types of mental health conditions"

"Very good session which has placed us firmly on the ladder to breaking down the stigma of mental health"


For more information email training@nsmind.org.uk or call 01782 262100.

Course Content

  • Mental Health - what do we mean?
  • Mental (ill) health and the emergency services
  • A brief look at suicide
  • A detailed look at anxiety, PTSD, depression and stress
  • Ways of managing mental health, including the role of the manager
  • Signposting to further sources of support

Duration

Half day workshop