Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health and provide help on a first-aid basis.

We don’t teach people to be therapists or mental health professionals. Still, we teach people to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially stop a crisis from happening.

We have training options to suit your budget and workforce – we offer both classroom and online training.

Training has been designed to benefit employees, line managers, HR professionals, OH workers and senior leaders alike.

Would you know how to help?

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental illness can strike anytime and impact people of all ages and backgrounds.

Even while things are improving, mental illness still has a stigma. As a society, we don’t always know how to care for our mental health as we care for our physical health. This implies that people may be unsure about how to help a friend, family member, or coworker suffering from a mental health problem or where to get help for their mental health.

“I found this course to be extremely useful. I will definitely feel more confident in my role as a line-manager when dealing with any mental health issues that may arise within my place of work. Thank you for an interesting and informative couple of days.”

– Employee, Wirral university Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.


Course Content

We limit numbers to 16 people per course to ensure your people are safe and supported while they learn about what can be difficult topics to talk and learn about.

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

Everyone who completes the course gets access to the MHFAider Support App (MHFA England Product) and a certificate to say they are a Mental Health First Aider.

We strive to create courses and resources everyone can access and pride ourselves on supporting equality, diversity and inclusion to the best of our abilities. 

Visit MHFA England’s accessibility page for more information.

MHFA Governance & Implementation Support

Fundamentally, a training course is only the first step in a journey. Any new skill learned requires implementation in the workplace, with support along the way. Rarely in our experience, Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAiders) rarely receive such support, nor is the organisation prepared to launch their new cohort of MHFAiders.

Before launching MHFAiders in your organisation, you will need to consider the following:

  • Governance & safety
  • Risk
  • Ongoing MHFAider support

When Launching your MHFAiders, you will have to consider the following: 

  • How the role is communicated to your workforce, including outlining the limitations of the role
  • What other mental health supports are available within your workplace
  • How can people locate their local MHFAider

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