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Mental Health First Aid course Acacia Training

Mental health first aiders – Acacia Training welcomes record numbers

Businesses are training thousands of mental health first aiders to help staff deal with depression, anxiety, stress and other conditions. A report released by The Guardian this month revealed FTSE 100 companies have trained 10,000 staff, while mid-tier and small businesses are appointing first responders. Acacia Training offers Mental Health ...
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Social care workers

Social care workers could sign register following APPG investigation

Social care workers could be required to sign a national register following an investigation which has estimated 500,000 people are untrained. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Care (APPG) has dubbed the situation “a national emergency” and will make recommendations in September following an inquiry. The move could see social ...
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Mental Health First Aid course Acacia Training

Acacia Training and MHFA England seek change with two-day mental health first aid course

Did you know one in four people experience a diagnosable mental health condition each year? Take a second to think about that. That’s about a quarter of our population who need the right support – and yet, about 70% of people with a mental illness receive no treatment at all* ...
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