Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Training

Harmless Mental Health Training


Harmless offer a half-day Mental Health Awareness training session.


This training is designed to increase skills and confidence by giving general awareness and understanding of mental health. This includes addressing stigma and overview of resources and services. 

This course is suitable for general mental health awareness and or as an introduction to the topic of mental health.  

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Derbyshire County Council Training



Derbyshire County Council Public Health offer free mental health training. 

The training offer includes both Adult Mental Health First Aid England Training and Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (subject to your geographical location). 

These courses are designed to help individuals to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing mental health issues. These courses come with some pre-learning and will be completed as either 2 full face-to-face days or 4 online half days (COVID-19 Guidelines permitting). 


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Suicide Awareness Training


Rural Action Derbyshire offer a half day Suicide Awareness Training


The course builds general awareness and understanding of suicide, address stigma, provides details of resources and and services and equips individuals with related skills.  

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Free Online E-Learning Courses




Zero Suicide Alliance - This aims to enable people to identify when someone is presenting suicidal thoughts or behaviour. To be able to speak out in a supportive manner and sign post to services. 

COVID-19 Psychological First Aid - For supporting people during emergency's and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of the emergency event.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) Digital Training module for suppoting children and young people

Psychological First Aid (PFA) digital training module for supporting children and young people is written specifically for those who work with, or come into contact with children and young people. The course is available for all frontline workers such as teachers, health and social care workers, charity and community volunteers and anyone who cares for or is regularly in contact with children and young people aged up to 25, including parents and caregivers. It's free, takes about 3 hours to complete (split into 3 sessions that the learner can complete at their own pace) and no previous qualifications are required.