Ewanrigg Community Centre, Ennerdale Road, Ewanrigg, Maryport, CA15 8HN  
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youth mental health course


The Ewanrigg Local Trust are currently offering Youth MHFA Two Day courses resulting in participants becoming Youth Mental Health First Aiders.

Youth Mental Health First Aiders have:

  • An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect well-being
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing 

NEXT COURSE: Monday 14 & Monday 21 May from 9am - 5pm at Ewanrigg Community Centre. Both days are compulsory.

OR you can split it over 4 half days in June. Dates as follows.

Tuesday June 5, 12, 19 & 26 June from 2pm - 4.30pm at Ewanrigg Community Centre.


To book or to get more information, call 01900 01900 819575 or email Ann-Marie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

These courses are free (for a limited time only) and they are suitable for  anyone who works, lives or comes into contact with young people aged 8 – 18.


Comments from previous students:

"A fantastically informatve course, dealing with such an important topic in a very engaging and sensitive way."

"I think everyone should have an opportunity to engage in this course. It changes things!"




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