One in Four: Mental Health Awareness Training

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One in Four is our highly regarded half-day (3.5 hours) education and awareness workshop. It is informative, interactive and informal with an emphasis on experiential learning and participation. It includes the expertise of people who have direct experience of mental ill-health and gently encourages interest and curiosity.

Who is it for?

Anyone who needs to better understand mental health in a safe and structured environment.

What are the course aims?

  • To improve understanding of various mental health conditions and issues.
  • To decrease stigma and discrimination around mental health issues.
  • To provide insight into the experience of living with mental illness.
  • To build and reinforce positive attitudes towards people with experience of mental ill-health.

What are the teaching methods?

The session combines various teaching methods, including:

  • Discussion.
  • Hearing voices simulation.
  • Quiz activities.
  • A personal account.

What are the training outcomes?

On completing the course, each participant will be able to:

  • Identify myths and misconceptions surrounding mental illness.
  • Understand areas of stigma toward people and their impact.
  • Understand key symptoms associated with mental health diagnoses.
  • Consider a range of treatment responses within the mental health system.
  • Develop insight into the experience of living with mental ill-health.
  • Realise that recovery is possible.

Additionally, each participant will receive a certificate plus an emailed resource pack with further learning materials and information about sources of mental health support.

A One in Four participant says...

"Incredible. I learned so much about every facet of mental health. The activities, constant interaction and knowledge of the presenters were all so useful."

Make a booking - Individual place

We regularly run training courses in Brighton & Hove that anyone can book onto. Please check our list of upcoming courses and make a booking by clicking the Eventbrite link below. Payment can be made by PayPal, credit card, cheque or invoice.

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Make a booking - Whole course

This is a cost-effective way of training between 8 and 16 people in your own venue. Two trainers deliver the One in Four session, which lasts 3.5 hours with two short breaks. Please contact us at training@prevent-suicide.org.uk for a quote, available dates or more information.

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