Orkney Blide Trust has been providing support for people with lived experience of mental ill health for over 25 years. We can offer the following training course, delivered by a qualified instructor that will help you as an individual or an organisation to be better placed to offer support to others.
Scottish Mental Health First Aid – a course that is constantly monitored for quality and is supported by NHS Scotland. This course teaches how to approach and support people who may be in a mental health crisis. For more information please ask for the SMHFA information sheet. Previous participants when asked how they will use the training said:
It will help me to identify if there is someone with mental health issues and how best to deal with them or the situation.”
I will now be conscious of all the conditions and be alert to recognising them in the work I do.”
To apply what I have learned to re-assess how I deal/treat colleagues and service users suffering from mental ill health.”