Contactperson: Secretariaat Impluz
Almost half of the adults in the Netherlands will experience mental complaints at some point in their lives. So also people around you. Therefore, follow the Standard Mental Health First Aid course. Then you learn to recognize signals of mental complaints and you know how you can support such problems.
With the MHFA course you increase your knowledge about mental disorders in adults and you learn to recognize signals of mental complaints. You practice how to start a conversation with someone you suspect mental complaints and how to act if someone is in crisis. With the knowledge and skills you learn in this course, you can really make a difference in the life of someone who is struggling psychologically. You also become more aware of stigma and prejudices surrounding mental illness and what the effect of this is.
This course consists of 12 lessons divided over four half-days. You will receive the MHFA handbook, access to an e-learning, the final test and the certificate. Have you attended all meetings and passed the test? Then you are officially First Responder MHFA.