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Helping You to Help Others

Tools to Optimise Mental Health -
in an Extraordinary Time


Resources Newsletter - May 2020

Children may be experiencing a wide range of emotions during the health crisis, from fear and anxiety to excitement and enthusiasm.

The following suggestions from UCL's Institute of Education are designed to make the adaptations we are required to make as smooth as possible for everyone:

Become a Mental Health First Aider - for Children and Young People

Interested?
FInd out about the ROLE OF THE  MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER by clicking
HERE

VIRTUAL Youth Introductory Course  Just click on the links to register.

COMING in JUNE NEW VIRTUAL Youth Courses, leading to registration as a certified Mental Health FIrst Aider.
Click HERE to register you interest
 
 
Face-to-face events: Request a place by e-mailing - hello@Ed4Health.co.uk, or click the links, above.

Full 2 day courses face-to-face courses, offered at a subsidised rate,
reducing the standard cost by £50, to £250 including materials, lunches and refreshments


Today, millions of people will go into work on the frontline against COVID-19

Mind, Shout, Samaritans, Hospice UK and The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have come together to launch Our Frontline. which offers round-the-clock, one-to-one support, by call or text from trained volunteers, including from your MHFA Instructor, Jane Nathan.
Become a Mental Health First Aider - for Adults
Interested?
FInd out about the ROLE OF THE  MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AIDER by clicking
HERE
 
NEW VIRTUAL Adult Introductory Course:
Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th May
Thursday 28th May
Just click on the links to register.


COMING in JUNE NEW VIRTUAL Adult Courses, leading to registration as a certified Mental Health FIrst Aider.
Click HERE to register you interest


Face-to-Face Events:   
       Wed 23rd & Thurs 24 th Sept GUILDFORD AREA (GU5)
Wed 7 th & Thurs 8th October BASINGSTOKE
    Tue 10th & Wed 11th November READING
        Tue 8th & Wed 9th December LEATHERHEAD
 

We're (almost) all working at home now!

It is predicted that half of UK’s workforce already work from home, but for those that don’t, this has meant adapting. This guide has been put together to  to enable you to lead this transition in a way which safeguards the wellbeing of your teams and maximises the opportunity to embrace new ways of working for the future.

Click HERE to download the guide.

Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic

The mental health effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic might be profound
and there are suggestions that suicide rates will rise, although this is not inevitable. Suicide is likely to become a more pressing concern as the pandemic spreads and has longer-term effects on the general population, the economy, and vulnerable groups. Preventing suicide therefore needs urgent consideration. 

To read the full article in The Lancet HERE.

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Questions?

Happy to help.

Hello@Ed4Health.co.uk

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