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Mental Health First Aid England’s vision:

“Our vision is to normalise society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by
developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing. We want to
empower people through education to care for themselves and others.”

Two Day Mental Health First Aiders

 

The MHFA two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. Mental Health First Aiders

 

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support–whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

 

We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 


Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.


Everyone who completes the course gets an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it, and a certificate to say they are a Mental Health First Aider.

 

One Day MHFA Champions

The MHFA one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion.


MHFA Champions have:

 

  • An understanding of common mental health issues

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

 

We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 


Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, the course is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.


Everyone who completes the course gets an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it, and a certificate to say they are an MHFA Champion.


You’ll also get a copy of the Line Managers& Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.

Half Day Mental Health Aware

 

The MHFA half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.

 

It is designed to give:

 

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma

  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing

  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

 

We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 


Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, the course is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.


Everyone who completes the course gets an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it, and a certificate to say they are an MHFA Champion.


You’ll also get a copy of the Line Managers& Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.

 

What to expect


Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are Mental Health Aware

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