Mental health first aid is the help offered to a person who is developing a mental health problem or who is experiencing a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. It follows the model that has been successful with conventional first aid.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Promotion (1PHP1- Mental Health), developed jointly by Mental Health Ireland and NUI Galway, is designed for people who are interested in upskilling in the area of Mental Health Promotion. We welcome applicants from all different sectors (such as mental health, primary care, education, workplaces, nursing, social work, charity/community sectors) who wish to develop knowledge, skills and competencies of mental health promotion and its implementation in practice. The programme aims to provide participants with professional education and training in the principles and practice of promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.
The aim of the programme is to: Develop participants’ knowledge and understanding of self-harm; Develop participants’ knowledge of the reasons underlying self-harm behaviour; Consider the needs of people who self-harm
In association with Leitrim County Council Library Service and Healthy Ireland, Mind Your Mental Health workshops will be held throughout the Spring. Mind Your Mental Health is a mental health awareness workshop developed by Mental Health Ireland. It offers participants the opportunity to reflect on this important aspect of their lives and to learn different ways to enhance their own mental health and wellbeing.
What is SafeTALK? SafeTALK is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. These specific skills are called suicide first aid resources. These specific skills are called suicide alertness and are taught with the expectation that the person […]
ASIST is a training course developed for both members of the public and professionals and particularly those people whose work brings them into contact with people who may be vulnerable or at risk of suicide….