Aldgate Connect BID are delighted to bring another 2-day Mental Health First Aid training course to Aldgate, which qualified participating members of Aldgate’s business community as certified Mental Health First Aiders.
The course provided participants with the vital skills to spot the signs of low mental health and support individuals in the workplace, with topics covered including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicide, substance misuse, psychosis, self-harm, and eating disorders.
The newly certified MHFAiders gained:
An in-depth understanding of mental health, common mental illnesses and disorders
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
A complete understanding of the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE) to support someone experiencing poor mental health
Enhanced interpersonal and active listening skills
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by signposting and guiding them to further support