National recognition for mental health training programme
- 25 Feb
A training project which raises awareness of mental health issues at work has earned national recognition for Mind in Cambridgeshire and the Medical Research Council.
The Medical Research Council have received a nomination from Mental Health First Aid England after staff in Cambridge and across the country embarked upon the programme. Mind in Cambridgeshire's Aly Anderson is nominated for an individual 'instructor champion' prize.
The two day MHFA course teaches participants the skills they need to support people affected.
MRC has trained mental health first aiders at all of its sites across the country and has recruited a number of 'well being champions' whilst also developing well-being web related access to support staff.
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