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Supporting mental health: Spotlight on self-harm and eating disorders

16th November 2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Healthcare professionals, mental health first aiders, mental health leads, medical providers and anyone who has an interest in supporting those with mental health issues.


Course outline

This course will spotlight the unhealthy coping strategies used by those suffering from mental illness. The candidates will hear detailed personal experiences, professional advice on support and strategies for assisting anyone who is going though treatment and recovery phases of their illness.


Training topics will include

  • What is normal mental health?
  • Unhealthy coping strategies
  • Spotting the signs
  • Action plans and resources to support mental illness.
  • Latest statistics


Learning outcomes

  • To have a deeper knowledge of eating disorders and self-harm
  • To develop compassion for those suffering with mental illness through live experiences
  • To learn about a wide range of strategies that can be used to support those who are suffering.



Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 31 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.



  • Member rate: £135
  • Non-member rate: £270*


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16th November 2021
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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