Mental Health First Aid Training

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Would you know how to help?


We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental ill health can strike at any time and can affect people from all walks of life.

Although things are improving, stigma still exists around mental ill health. As a society, we don't tend to know how to take care of our mental health like we do our physical health. This means that people may not know how to support a friend, family member or colleague experiencing a mental health issue, or where to go for support with their own mental health.
 

Become a Mental Health First Aider


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.


MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.


You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.


You’ll also learn how to empower someone to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. This could include self-help books or websites, accessing therapy services through their GP, their school or place of work, online self-referral, support groups, and more.


What’s more, you’ll gain an understanding of how to support positive well being and tackle stigma in the world around you.


We are accredited & approved by MHFA England who are the original and only specialist awarding body for mental health first aid training in England. 


We are able to deliver a range of mental health first aid courses to suit your personal or organisational needs. You can find all the information you need about each of our mental health first aid training courses on the following pages:



We deliver this amazing and invaluable training in-house for organisations as well as arranging open access courses for individuals. To make the training as accessible as possible to organisations of all sizes we are very flexible in the way we work:


  • We can deliver for groups from 4 to 16 for the 1 & 2 day courses, and for groups of 6 to 25 for the 1/2 day courses.
  • We can split courses to make it easier for organisations to manage staffing issues.
  • We make sure all of our training courses are as cost effective as possible.
  • We provide ongoing support for every mental health first aider that we train.
  • We provide support for organisations who have used our services to effectively embed mental health first aid into their policies, procedures, and systems.


If you would like to inquire about the possibility of having a course delivered in-house for your organisation using your facilities please e-mail us via mentalhealth@mhfa999.co.uk or you can book a FREE telephone consultation appointment by clicking the "BOOK NOW" button below.

Free Download Section

Please check out our selection of free downloads to help you on your mental health first aid journey. More downloads will be added regularly.

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