Our Mental Health Training

The Lucy Rayner Foundation offers various training sessions in mental health to promote mental wellbeing. We aim to enable people to feel more comfortable and confident to talk about mental ill health and have a better understanding of how to respond if a problem arises.

Mental Health Awareness workshop event

Self Harm Workshop (1 hour)

In this one hour workshop we will:
– Understand what is meant by ‘mental health’.
– Have an understanding of what ‘self harm’ is.
– Have and understanding of the most common risk factors linked to self harm in young people.
– Have awareness of the signs and symptoms of self harm in young people
– Have increased confidence to effectively support people in within school struggling with their mental health.
– Understanding the different distraction and coping techniques to use

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (2 Days)

This two day course trains you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:
– An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
– 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

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Enquire About our Training programmes

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Call01737 910 907

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