Training

RAMH currently provides a range of mental health related training. These courses are suitable for any business, organisation or agency looking to acquire the skills necessary to identify and support those around them who may be experiencing a mental health related problem – whether it be staff, colleagues, customers or service users.

The courses we provide include:

  •  Introduction to Mental Health Awareness Training
    •  Half-day course, prices available upon request

      This course aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and to understand and recognise the causes, signs, symptoms and support available.
  • SafeTalk
    •  Half-day course, prices available upon request

      This course is intended as “suicide alertness” training and teaches you to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide intervention resources.
  • Mental Health Awareness Training
    •  Full-day course, prices available upon request

      This course aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and to understand and recognise the causes, signs and symptoms. The course will cover the impact of stigma and discrimination, range of effective interventions to promote recovery and how to access professional help and support available
  • Mental Health Awareness Training for Managers
    •  Full-day course, prices available upon request

      This course will provide information and practical support for managers on mental health issues. The training will raise awareness of mental health issues and the impact in the workplace. The course will cover attitudes, common mental health issues, promoting a healthy working environment.
  •  Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid
    •  Two-day course, prices available upon request

      This evidence-based course aims to improve the general public’s awareness and understanding of mental health. The course will teach you to give initial help to someone experiencing a mental health problem, deal with a crisis situation, the range of effective interventions and treatments and will guide people towards appropriate professional help.
  •  ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills)
    •  Two-day course, prices available upon request

      This course develops skills through observation and supervised simulation in large and small groups. ASIST is intended as ‘suicide first-aid’ training and aims to enable helpers (anyone in a position of trust) to become more willing, ready and able to recognise and intervene effectively to help persons at risk of suicide. With over one million people trained in suicide intervention skills, ASIST is by far the most widely used suicide intervention skills training in the world.

Please contact Jade Gallagher (jade.gallagher@ramh.org or 0141 847 8900) for further details.