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Youth mental health first aid

The Barnet Public Health Resilient Schools Programme is offering FREE TRAINING to all Barnet primary and secondary schools to address the importance of early intervention in mental wellbeing. Barnet aims to have a Youth Mental Health First Aider in all schools by the end of 2020.

The Youth Mental Health First Aider is an accredited course and by the by the end of the two days, staff will have an increased confidence and knowledge to:

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health issues
  • Provide initial help
  • Guide the young person towards appropriate professional help
  • Be mindful of their own wellbeing
  • Become part of a network of trained Youth First Aiders in Barnet

Training is now available for the following dates:

13th and 20th March 2020

2nd and 9th June 2020

10th and 17th June 2020

To book please contact Jayne Abbott – Mental Health & Resilient Schools Programme Manager at Jayne.abbott@barnet.gov.uk  

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