Mental Health Training for FREE. derbyshire.gov.uk
These training courses teach individuals how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.
The training is delivered both face-to-face and virtual (online interactive) course.
The youth Mental Health First aid courses teach the skills and confidence to help spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. The adult Mental Health First aid courses are suitable for individuals whose role may include provision of support to adults who may have emotional distress, be at higher risk of mental health difficulties, or who have experience of mental health problems. Participants must be over 18 to attend our courses.
Mental health awareness course
This is a half-day course designed to increase skills and confidence of staff and volunteers. It gives participants a general awareness and understanding of mental health, including addressing stigma, and an overview of resources and services.
The course is suitable for public-facing roles that require general mental health awareness or as an introduction to the topic of mental health. It's currently available as a virtual (online interactive) course only.
Suicide awareness and prevention
This training course builds general awareness and understanding of suicide, addresses stigma, provides details of resources and services and equips you with related skills. It's suitable for people who may come into contact with vulnerable individuals at risk of suicide.
It's currently available as a virtual course only. The course consists of a combination of individual e-learning and a half-day group virtual (online interactive) training session. The e-learning consists of 3 short modules which take approximately one hour to complete in total and which must be completed prior to attending group virtual (online interactive) training session.
Suicide bereavement training
Funded by Joined Up Care Derbyshire, this virtual (online interactive) training is for staff and volunteers from statutory, community and voluntary sector organisations, working in either Derbyshire or Derby.