2 Day Free Mental Health Training Course – Autumn / Winter 2017

The SURE for Mental Health training course is a 2 day course fully funded by the Big Lottery, and open to anyone. This course has been ratified by Mental Health professionals and will have an accreditation option going forward.

The dates are as follows:

11th &12th October – Cardiff

25th & 26th October – Abergavenny

2nd & 3rd November – Swansea

15th & 16th November – Pontypridd

5th & 6th December – Brecon

14th & 15th December – Aberystwyth

20th & 21st December – Newport

SURE for Mental Health

Length: 2 days


  • The at the wellness scale and how it relates to Mental Health
  • The links between stress and Mental Health
  • A look at Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
  • Self-harm and coping mechanisms
  • How to respond to, and support, someone with a Mental Health issue
  • Active Listening
  • An outline of Mental Health services and how to refer
  • Tips on self-care and self-help techniques
  • Suicide Response

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe good Mental Health
  • Recognise common Mental Health issues
  • Use skills to support people with Mental Health issues
  • Describe some self-help techniques for Mental Health issues and know how to refer to additional support
  • Show an understanding of the skills needed to respond to someone who is suicidal and potentially preserve life

Aimed at:

This course is a basic Mental Health awareness course with information on what to look for, how to help ourselves and how to help others; therefore this course is open to and suitable for anyone, particularly those with no previous training or knowledge of Mental Health.

Contact Details:

New Pathways 11 Church Street Merthyr Tydfil CF47 OBW Telephone: 01685 379310 Email: training@newpathways.org.uk

If you would like to book onto this training, please email us on SUREforMH@newpathways.org.uk and quote which area (e.g. Brecon) and we will let you know if you have been allocated a space and send you venue and joining instructions.


Jenine Hughes (Project Officer) & Jennie Dowsell (Trainer)

SURE for Mental Health Project

New Pathways


01633 250205

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