Training & Development

Training & Development

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.”

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For more information on the course, pricing and how to book please view and/or download our SMHFA Information sheet.

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