Mental Health First Aid Training

We now offer Mental Health Aware and Mental Health First Aid courses accredited by Mental Health First Aid England online.

Mental Health Aware

Mental Health Aware is a four hour course for anyone who would like to raise their awareness of mental health.

You will gain:

  • 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 well being 
  • confidence to offer support to someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue 

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is for anyone who would like to support colleagues facing mental health issues and improve understanding and attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. The course is designed to teach how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and provide help on a first aid basis. It also provides people with tools to support their own mental health. The course is a blend of  4 live on line training sessions (which range from 1.45 – 2.5 hours) and self-learning activities.

You will gain:

  • an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well being
  • practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues
  • confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the mental health first aid action plan
  • enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • knowledge to help someone recover by guiding them to further support, whether self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP

On completion you will be a certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer.