International courses; Conversations about suicidal or gambling(2 x 4hrs)

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Learn more about having conversations with a person who gambles, also course on conversation about suicidal thoughts.

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Mental health training, two 4-hour courses delivered in one day, special offer if booked together. Also can be booked separately.

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1. An introduction to International course on gambling. 9am to 1pm

2. An introduction to an International course for the suicidal person. 1.30pm to 5.30pm

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Course 1. Mental Health First Aid, conversations about gambling. The 4-hours International Course about Gambling course is for any interested adult. This course gives participants an opportunity to learn how to help someone who is engaging in gambling. There are many signs and behaviours that indicate when normal enjoyment of gambling changes to a serious problem. These signs could be financial, health related ( mental & physical) &/or social (problems at home and the workplace).There are also a number of factors that can make a person more likely to experience gambling harm than others.

What the course covers. You will learn how to identify, approach and support someone who is experiencing gambling harm by using a practical, evidence based Action Plan. You will also have the opportunity to practice your new skills in a safe environment. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

The course will teach you. How to approach someone about you are concerned about. Risk factors, signs, symptoms & motivations which may underpin gambling harm. How relapse might affect someone experiencing gambling harm. How to manage your own self care when helping someone experiencing gambling harm

This is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.

Course 2. Mental Health First Aid, conversations with a suicidal person. The 4-hours International Course for the Suicidal Person course is for any interested adult. You will learn the skills and acquire the knowledge required to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

What the course covers. At the completion of the course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person. This is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.

The International Course for the Suicidal Person course is not a therapy or a support group and it is important that people undertaking the course are feeling relatively robust when they undertake it. Specific postvention support services can be found on specialist websites.

The course will teach you how to . Identify warning signs for suicide Have a conversation with someone experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours Confidently support a person in crisis

All participants receive a booklet to take away. Course delivered by experienced YMHFA instructor.

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