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Youth Mental Health First Aid – 2 Day (Feb 6th & 7th)

February 6 @ 9:30 am - February 7 @ 4:30 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches people how to identify, understand and help a young person aged 11—18 who may be developing a mental health issue. Developed in Australia in 2000 by Mental Health First Aid and now internationally recognised in 23 countries, In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health.

You will learn how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health issue in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing mental ill health
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health issue from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health issues.

Course Reference: Y207


Cancellation Policy

These training courses normally cost around £200-300 for a 2 day course, but are being offered free of charge by LCC Public Health. Because places are very limited, we do need to charge £50 per person or late cancellation and non-attendance. Please be aware that in order to complete the course and avoid this fee you will need to attend the full course. It will not be possible for you to leave early or miss a section of the delivery. Once you’ve booked onto the training, please keep this date in your diary and arrange cover for any emergencies which might crop up.

All Upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid Dates


February 6 @ 9:30 am
February 7 @ 4:30 pm
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Rathbone Training
Estate House, 18 Fox St
Preston, Lancashire PR1 2AB