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Two-day free, youth-focused Mental Health Initial Response training.
The course is aimed at anyone interested in the mental health of young people (aged 11-18), including parents, teachers, foster parents, youth workers, and anyone who may come across young people with mental health problems.
Our next course takes place on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th February at Voluntary Action Islington (200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP). The course runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days.
Mental Health Initial Response training takes place throughout the year at venues around Islington. It is free for anyone who lives, studies, works or volunteers in Islington. The courses are run by the national charity Rethink Mental Illness in partnership with NHS Islington.
The course equips you with practical skills and background knowledge to assist young people experiencing emotional distress or mental illness. All participants receive a certificate and course materials.
Some of the topics covered are:
What's mental health?
The four steps for making your intial repsonse
Drugs and mental health
To book a place on this course or to check future dates and venues, please go to http://tinyurl.com/c4happu or call 0207 840 3086.
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013