Living with Schizophrenia

This one day course runs from 9.30am until 4.30pm. 

The course runs every 6 months. Please see Eventbrite for dates.

Target Audience: All those with a professional or personal interest in schizophrenia 


To understand what living with schizophrenia is like and how to support someone who has a diagnosis 


  • To understand the impact of living with schizophrenia and the stigma which surrounds it. 
  • To recognise the signs, symptoms and behaviours.
  • To find ways to avoid relapse and prevent a breakdown.
  • To evaluate treatment options and what practical help someone might need.
  • How to support someone with a diagnosis.

Trainer information:

Alan Burnett is the Training and Development Assistant at Health in Mind and has lived experience of Schizophrenia.

Robert McCabe is a retired NHS Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, who worked in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. He currently volunteers with Health in Mind as a director with the charity as well as being a volunteer trainer.


Need help now?

If you or someone you care for is facing a crisis and in distress, please contact NHS 24 on 111 or your GP directly.

Click here for further information and contact details.

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Training Calendar

Upcoming Training

March 2017


Scottish Mental Health First Aid for Young People

Thursday 9 March                          

Cultural Awareness 2: Cultural differences with mental health

Thursday 16 March

Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid

Two-day course Wednesdays 22 & 29 March



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