This course is only available to UNISON members.

Mental Health First Aid

This is a two day course which supports participants to provide help to a person developing a mental health problem or who is in a mental health crisis. It will explore what is meant by mental health / mental ill health; Dealing with crisis situations such as suicidal behaviour, self-harm, panic attacks and acute psychotic behaviour; Recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems including depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use disorders; Where and how to get help; Self-help strategies.

It is targeted at any member working or volunteering in a school, youth organisation, mental health services, hospital or residential setting, but all members are welcome.

Accrediting Body: Eligible for the Training for the Domiciliary Care /Supported Living Workforce Project administered by NISCC

Tutor's organisation: Aware NI

Course Dates


9:30 am - 4:30 pm


9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This course is no longer available for applications.