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Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Training – Funded by Notts. County Council

26th July 2021 Help & Advice, Stapleford Community Group 0 Comments

We are wondering if any of our volunteers would be interested in attending this free accredited Mental Health awareness training?

Nottinghamshire County Council has commissioned Harmless to deliver a range of Mental Health Awareness and Suicide prevention accredited courses.

We’d like to invite you to attend, it’s free and you’ll get a CPD accredited certificate on completion.

Please see further details and dates below:





Module 1 is a half-day session for those involved in a community scheme or activity about mental health or suicide prevention for adults (18+), staff and volunteers are both welcome to attend. 


Learning outcomes:

  • -Define the term mental health, using the mental health continuum
  • -Recognise the signs of mental ill-health and suicide risk
  • -Explore the links between physical and mental health
  • -Increase awareness of the impact of attitudes and beliefs that lead to stigma and discrimination around mental ill-health and suicide
  • -Understand the Five Ways to Wellbeing and Safe to Talk about Suicide
  • -Increase confidence in having a conversation with someone in distress and supporting them to seek help
  • -Understanding the wider impact of emotional distress on friends and family

Some testimonies from attendees:

“I found the session very useful & I am sure it will make me feel more comfortable that I could help someone if the situation arose.”


“Informal & relaxed environment for exploring & considering MH & Suicide. Feel more informed about how to react if someone discloses.”


Please note, you must be a resident or supporting people who reside in Nottinghamshire to qualify for a place on this training course in order to meet eligibility criteria for this free training session.

Please put Stapleford Community Group as the group you volunteer for when applying to attend.

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