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Mental Health

Grant funding:

To apply for grant funding to attend this course please click this link: /mental-health-first-aid-grants


Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People are proud to offer Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

Did you know?

  • 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime.
  • People facing financial pressure can be prone to mental ill health
  • Mental Health services are in crisis

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who believes Mental Health First Aid is as important as physical first aid
  • Anyone who wants to learn techniques to help someone experiencing mental health distress
  • Anyone who knows a friend or family member who struggles with mental ill health.

What Mental Health First Aid does:

  • Teaches proven techniques to assist the first aider to support someone in mental health distress
  • Explains mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression to more complex conditions such as psychosis and schizo-effective disorder

What Mental Health First Aid isn’t:

  • A replacement for a fully funded mental health Service
  • a Counselling course or Mental Health on the cheap
  • Make you an expert on mental health

Course Details

  • It is delivered over two days between 09:30 to 16:30
  • It is delivered by an external Mental Health First Aid Certified Instructor

Course 1:

When:                       9th and 10th October 2019

Where:                      Stowmarket Library, Milton Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1EX

Cost: The course will cost £200 per person, including all refreshments, a sandwich lunch, a manual and a certificate for successful completion

Booking: Places are limited to 15.  The booking form for Stowmarket is here Stowmarket Oct 2019

Course 2:

When:                  24th and 25th October 2019

Where:                Room 3, Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Rd, Ipswich IP1 6DG

Cost:                    The cost is £200 per person including refreshments, lunch, manual and a certificate of completion

Booking: Places are limited to 15.  The booking form for Ipswich is here October 2019 booking form

If you are interested in arranging an ‘in-house’ training course with us, please email Becca at: who will be happy to discuss your requirements.