Our managing director writes for the Huffington Post for World Mental Health Day

Why you need to know about Psychological and Mental Health First Aid

The theme of today’s World Mental Health Day 2016 (10th October) is one which many people may not have any familiarity with. This year’s focus is ‘Dignity in Mental Health – Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All’.

Almost everyone knows about physical First Aid. It’s called into action when someone faints or has a nosebleed. Those who are first on the scene to a car crash can use first aid to help the injured. These are all instances where the problem is obvious and drastic action can be taken to prevent an injury becoming something more serious. Read more.