Our half day course is an introductory three hour session to raise awareness of mental health.

It is designed to give you:


We value this course at £75 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 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 

You will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the session you'll get a certificate to say you are MHFA Aware.

"A helpful, practical approach which helped develop my understanding."

Course structure

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

The session covers:

  • What is mental health? 
  • Mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Mental health continuum
  • Stress vulnerability and stress container 
  • Thinking distortions
  • Mental health conditions 
    • Depression 
    • Anxiety disorders 
    • Psychosis and schizophrenia
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Eating disorders
    • Mental health and risk: suicide and self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Stigma and mental health issues
  • Supporting people in distress
  • Take Ten Together toolkit
  • Helpful resources 
  • Useful statistics

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