Ewanrigg Community Centre, Ennerdale Road, Ewanrigg, Maryport, CA15 8HN  
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youth mental health course

FREE MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING - NEW DATES ADDED

The Ewanrigg Local Trust are currently offering Youth MHFA Two Day courses resulting in participants becoming Youth Mental Health First Aiders.

Youth Mental Health First Aiders have:

  • An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect well-being
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing 

NEXT COURSE: Monday 14 & Monday 21 May from 9am - 5pm at Ewanrigg Community Centre. Both days are compulsory.

OR you can split it over 4 half days in June. Dates as follows.

Tuesday June 5, 12, 19 & 26 June from 2pm - 4.30pm at Ewanrigg Community Centre.

 

To book or to get more information, call 01900 01900 819575 or email Ann-Marie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

These courses are free (for a limited time only) and they are suitable for  anyone who works, lives or comes into contact with young people aged 8 – 18.

 

Comments from previous students:

"A fantastically informatve course, dealing with such an important topic in a very engaging and sensitive way."

"I think everyone should have an opportunity to engage in this course. It changes things!"

 

 

 

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