The aim of this course is to help delegates prescribe initial first response to distressed employees.
Scotland Mental Health First Aid covers a range of related subjects that includes:
The Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course does not train people to be mental health workers. It offers basic general information about mental health problems.
The knowledge presented and understanding developed in the course helps to remove stigma and fear and to give confidence in approaching a person in distress.
Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid is an initial response to distress and all participants on the course understand that this help is given only until other suitable or professional help can be found.