This two day course trains you as an Armed Forces Mental Health First Aider, giving you:
An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that affect wellbeing for the armed forces community
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through the MOD, the NHS, support charities, or a mix
Places on the course are restricted to serving and ex-serving personnel, their family members, and support services who work with the armed forces community.
We value this course at £300 per person.
Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information by clicking on a course below.
Two day face-to-face course delivered across four manageable sessions
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan
We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
Everyone who completes the course gets:
A certificate to say you are an Armed Forces Mental Health First Aider
An Armed Forces MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it
We strive to create courses and resources that everyone can access. When you book onto a course through the MHFA England website, please fill in the ‘Accessibility requirements’ section of the booking form and tell us what you need to access the course venue and materials.
Visit our accessibility page for more information.