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The Spark is a national relationship support charity, offering training in areas that impact on relationships. We have two Scottish Mental Health First Aid courses coming up in Glasgow: these equip participants to recognise the signs of mental health problems or distress and give the confidence to provide initial support.

Scottish Mental Health First Aid: Young People 

1-day workshop (Thurs 28th May, Glasgow) plus online CPD (total 14hrs CPD)
Cost: £75 (includes all training materials and refreshments)
Aimed at adults who support or care for young people aged between 11 and 17, this course looks at issues that more commonly affect mental health in young people: alcohol & drugs, cyber-bullying, depression, anxiety, psychosis and eating disorders, and suicide.

Scottish Mental Health First Aid

2-day course (Sat 22nd & 29th Aug, Glasgow) (total 16hrs CPD)

Cost: £75 (includes all training materials and refreshments)
This course looks at issues more likely to affect mental health in adults: alcohol & drugs, depression, suicide, anxiety and psychosis.

To apply please contact: Training@thespark.org.uk

Scottish Mental Health First Aid courses have been produced by the Scottish Government and NHS Health Scotland, and have been rigorously evaluated and proven in their effectiveness. Our trainer has also trained as a relationship counsellor and supervisor.

You can find out more about SMHFA courses from the NHS Health Scotland website: 

http://youngpeople.smhfa.com/about-smhfa/programme.aspx 
http://www.smhfa.com/about-smhfa/programme.aspx

More about The Spark’s other training here:

http://www.thespark.org.uk/professionals/ 

http://www.thespark.org.uk/professionals/

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