Become a first aider
Anyone can become a first aider! As an ensa first aider you have acquired a basic knowledge of various mental health issues and crisis. You know how to approach the affected person in their personal milieu, to help, support and inform them as well as to encourage them to seek professional help and activate additional resources.
Mental health first aid courses:
English mental health first aid course in Zurich from 7 November
Dates: November 7, 14, 21 and 28
Time: 17.30 - 21.00, 2019
Location: Office Pro Mente Sana, 2nd floor, Hardturmstrasse 261, 8005 Zurich
Binding registration by e-mail under: email@example.com
What does the ensa course entail?keyboard_arrow_downThe ensa course starts off with the mediation of basic knowledge about mental health and mental illness. Together we will reflect on the frequency of mental illnesses as well as how we approach people experiencing mental health problems in our society. You get to the know the first aid for mental health in 5 steps and study the most common or most serious mental illnesses (depression, anxiety disorder, psychosis and addiction) First aid in crisis situations will be discussed and practiced throughout the course, as well as how to address and support people showing initial signs of mental health issues.
Who can become a first aider?keyboard_arrow_downIn principle anybody who is over 18 can become a first aider.
What do first aiders have that others don’t?keyboard_arrow_downFirst aiders have a basic knowledge of various mental health issues and crisis. They know how to approach the affected person in their personal milieu, to help, support and inform them as well as to encourage them to seek professional help and activate additional. First aiders do not learn how to diagnose mental illnesses.
How much does an ensa first aid course cost?keyboard_arrow_downThe ensa first aid course costs CHF 380, which includes the course material, certificate and ID card.