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FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid - Great Yarmouth

YMCA NorfolkDo you work with young people within the Great Yarmouth Borough aged between 13-19years*? Why not consider booking on to our One Day Youth Mental Health First Aid course!

This is an internationally recognised course providing individuals with the tools and confidence to speak to young people who may be experiencing mental health difficulties. During the course we look at areas of mental health such as; suicide, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, depression and self-harm. We also cover how to assist an individual when they are experiencing a mental health difficult and how to champion positive mental wellbeing. On completion of the one day course, individuals will receive certification outlining that they have become Youth Mental Health First Aid Champions within their workplace and community.

YMCA Norfolk provide opportunities to attend the One Day Youth Mental Health First Aid course throughout the year at a cost of £88+VAT per person, however, the following dates are all FREE to those working within the Great Yarmouth Borough with those aged 13-19years*:

  • 13th February 2020
  • 11th March 2020
  • 17th April 2020

On each date training will start at 9:30am and finish at 4:30pm, you will need to attend the whole day to ensure you receive certification. Venue is yet to be arranged.

We are able to offer this to individuals as Great Yarmouth Youth Advisory Board have funded these spaces as they have seen the need for further mental health awareness provision for the young people in the Great Yarmouth area.

If you would like to book a space on any of the above courses please contact myself via mindmatters@ymcanorfolk.org quoting Mental Health First Aid YAB. Spaces are limited on all courses so I would recommend booking on fast. We will charge all non-attendance at £10 to cover the cost of resources purchased.

*for those working with those up to 25years if they have a disability


Please note that this course is not provided by Momentum. For bookings and queries, please contact the course provider directly.

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