LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
Around 450 million people currently suffer from mental health problems, with recent reports suggesting that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues, and this qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues.
• Introduce and explore different types of mental ill-health, and factors that may increase the risk of mental ill-health in individuals
• Understand how to support individuals with mental ill-health within boundaries of own role, and the importance of using a person-centred approach
• Explore how to create a mentally healthy environment for individuals in a variety of settings and the legislative framework relevant to mental health