Overview

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

MHFA Champions have: 

Cost

We value this course at £200 per person.

Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information by clicking on a course below.
 

What to expect

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

The day includes a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. You will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it.

When you complete the day you'll get a certificate to say you are an MHFA Champion. 

“The course helped me to understand what I have done well in the past (when my work colleague experienced mental ill health) but also gave me ideas for how I can improve the way I support people in future.”

Course structure

  • About Mental Health First Aid 
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 
  • Action planning for using MHFA

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