Our half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.
It is designed to give you:
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.
Everyone who completes the course gets:
Participants on MHFA courses come from a wide range of backgrounds. It is suitable for people with lived experience of mental health issues or illness, family members wanting to gain more understanding of what a relative is going through, employers, and people who are likely to come into contact with those at risk of mental health problems, such as police, ambulance staff or community workers.
This is a cost-effective way of training up to 25 people in your own venue. One trainer delivers the MHFA Lite session, which lasts half a day with short breaks. Please contact us at email@example.com for a quote, available dates or more information.
Grassroots Suicide Prevention is seeking a new Assistant Charity Officer to strengthen our committed and dynamic staff team. Find out more here...
As part of LGBT HISTORY MONTH & The B Right On LGBT Community Festival
suicideTALK: A one-hour exploration and awareness-raising session suitable for all individuals and groups within communities. If you are concerned about suicide in your community this training can help you talk about one of the most taboo subjects in the world today.
If you work face to face with members of the LGBT community then SuicideTalk is for you. Grassroots Suicide Prevention, LGBT Switchboard, MindOut and the LGBT Community Safety Forum are working together to ensure that those working in the LGBT community are trained in having conversations about suicide.
"Suicide is everyone's business; it devastates so many lives no matter who you are, where you work or where you live. We want to use every method available to us to make Sussex, and beyond, a place where people thinking about suicide are supported and helped in their workplace and their community."