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Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) – Adult 2 day


This 2 day course is accredited by Mental Health First Aid England. It will give you the skills to support colleagues, clients, family or friends should a mental health issue or crisis arise.

You will learn how to:

  • Start a conversation with colleagues, clients, family or friends who may be experiencing poor mental health
  • Listen and guide someone to the right supports
  • Manage a mental health emergency

Who should come on the course?

  • All staff including front line staff, line managers, senior management team and back office staff
  • Other people associated with your organisation such as volunteers or tenants
  • People supporting a family member or friend with a mental health issue

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course learners will be Mental Health First Aiders and be able to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
  • Understand depression and suicidal crisis
  • Understand more about anxiety, eating disorders and self-harm,
  • Understand psychosis and conditions where psychosis is a risk such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Guide someone towards the right professional support
  • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
  • Help stop a mental illness from getting worse
  • Support someone to recover
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health issues

What clients say about this training

Explained from the start about how complex issues are, how much overlap there is between symptoms, treatments etc. - Delegate, Poplar HARCA/Tower Hamlets Homes

Very well delivered, balanced, a good course that I would recommend.  I would also recommend the trainers. - Delegate, Manchester open course

Mickey was very knowledgable and made me feel an integral part of the group learning. 🙂 - Delegate, Online Adult MHFA

Course Delivery

  • Face to face
  • Online – courses can be delivered in 4 separate sessions to suit
  • Two day course

Booking Information

  • Organisations - Training at your preferred venue or online on dates to suit you, for up to 16 delegates
  • For more information and course booking, get in touch

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