Overview

This introductory three hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis

  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues

  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences


Cost

We value this course at £75 per person.

Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information by clicking on a course below.
 

Format
  • Half day face to face session

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn


Takeaways

Everyone who completes the session gets:

  • A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware

  • A manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it

“I learned to show more empathy, to have more confidence in asking questions and talking about mental health.”

Course structure

  • Higher or lower activity

  • What is mental health?

  • Protective and risk factors

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Mental Health Continuum

  • Protective and risk factors case studies

  • Self-harm and suicide

  • Signs and symptoms of mental ill health in young people

  • Stress Container

  • Hand Model of the Brain

  • Take Time Together

  • Signposting to professional and self-help

  • Safeguarding

  • Recovery

  • Self-awareness and self-care

  • Action for Happiness: GREAT DREAM

  • Personal pledge

  • Wider perspective

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