Mental Health First Aid

These ‘mental health first aid’ blogs are useful to every sector.

The First Aid Training Co-operative is a professional training organisation, where ‘Quality Training Saves Lives’. The ‘mental health first aid’ blogs are designed to enhance the knowledge of our students and the general public. For those who attend our first aid training courses these blogs will keep them up to date with changes in the first aid sector and allow them to gain access to new knowledge about mental health first aid skills as it becomes available.

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7 top tips for retaining your First Aid knowledge

Most first aid certificates last for 3 years, some for just one year. In between, your knowledge and possible ability to respond, naturally fades. If we deal with very few incidents in the workplace, this lack of practice in skills is compounded and can lead to a poor response to an incident. There is no…

The Top 5 Christmas holiday First Aid incidents

Keep your Christmas activities memorable for all the right reasons! Many accidents happen at this time of year due to changes in our home arrangements plus more risks with fires, burns, trips and falls, heart problems plus the winter environment outside. Being aware of the risks is the first step to preventing them! Here’s our…

Introducing Mental Health First Aid

Introducing Mental Health First Aid Mental health is a growing problem in the UK. Mental health problems are one of the main causes of the overall disease burden worldwide Major depression is thought to be the second leading cause of disability worldwide and a major contributor to the burden of suicide and ischemic heart disease…

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