A wide variety of training courses are available in Lanarkshire. Most of the courses are free. Courses are available for people who have an interest in mental health to professionals working in this field or to support employers to promote a mentally healthy work place.

We offer the following training courses:

Self harm training goes online!

Lifelines our pan Lanarkshire protocol for self harm and complimentary on-line training, which helps to inform what you can do to support someone who does self harm and what self harm means to them.

Alcohol-Related Brain Damage Training (ARBD)

This training will give you an overview  of the area of Alcohol-Related Brain Damage (ARBD) and how those people affected can be supported. Training takes only 30 minutes and can be completed online. Click link above for more information. 

Adult Support Protection

Multi agency training is available in both North & South Lanarkshire

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST aims to enable helpers (anyone in a position of trust) to become more willing, ready and able to recognise and intervene effectively to help persons at risk of suicide.

Give Us A Break! Facilitator Training Cources Description & Training Events.

Give us a break! (GUAB) is an 8-week group programme for 10-14 year olds who are coping with experiences of loss, negative change or bereavement.

Local Act Training

Local Act awareness raising and training has been established to assist practitioners in their everyday practice

Lanarkshire Stop Smoking Service, Mental Health and Tobacco Training

The Lanarkshire Stop Smoking Service is offering training for all mental health workers from all backgrounds. 

Mindset Training

This online training was developed by SAMH, North Lanarkshire Council and NHS Lanarkshire and covers the six core topics surrounding mental health.

SafeTalk Training

safeTALK is intended as "suicide alertness" training. safeTALK teaches community members to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide intervention resources

Scottish Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

Scottish Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) courses are being run throughout the year all over Lanarkshire and is designed for everyone.

Skills-Based Training on Risk Management for Suicide Prevention

STORM (skills-based training on risk management for suicide prevention) is intended for frontline workers in health, social and criminal justice services. 

Supporting Young People who are Deliberately Self-harming

This course is designed to be complementary to ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) but it focuses on children and young people who are self-harming. The one day course looks at raising awareness of the current research, issues and support strategies for these young people.

The Princess Royal Trust


Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) is the development agency for third sector organisations in North Lanarkshire.

WISH Training

This two day training offers a range of methods for helping people with low mood or anxiety self help approaches, based on the CBT Principles which have shown to be high effective.

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