Explore our info pack for workplaces:MHFA England Workplace Info Pack
We are Mental Health First Aid (MHFA®) England. We're a social enterprise with a vision to improve the mental health of the nation.
We are the largest provider of Mental Health First Aid training in the UK and Europe, with over ten years of experience supporting businesses to create and sustain healthier workplaces.
Poor mental health costs UK employers up to £56 billion each year. But for every £1 spent by employers on mental health interventions, they get back £5.30 in reduced absence, presenteeism, and staff turnover (Deloitte, 2022).
Our training and consultancy is here to support you to manage health and wellbeing proactively, minimise the impact of mental ill health on your business and your people, and promote and maintain healthy workplaces.
We’ll work alongside you to deliver training that complements and enhances your existing wellbeing strategy, if you have one. If you don’t, we’ll get you started on that journey and support you along the way. Each organisation's culture is unique and
creating change around mental health is a complex task that requires a multi-tiered approach, which our team of experts is positioned to support.
We have provided expert consultancy and training to over 20,000 workplaces.
With our online, onsite, and digital learning options, we bring quality mental health training to your staff, no matter where they are based.
Grounded in research and rigorously tested, our courses are developed with input from clinical experts and those with lived experience of mental health issues. Research and evaluation shows that MHFA
England courses make a lasting difference in people’s knowledge and confidence around mental health.
Help meet the recommended core standards for a healthy workplace as set out for all employers in the Government's Thriving at Work report.
We reinvest our profits to give access to quality mental health training. We offer subsidised training to the NHS, organisations which support frontline workers, and Black-led organisations.
We're committed to ensuring everyone gets a safe and high quality learning experience. Learn about our quality assurance framework here.
We are the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England, accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.
We have training options to suit a range of timescales and budgets, from basic mental health awareness sessions to a full Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) qualification.
Our courses are delivered online or on-site at your workplace, by an experienced associate Instructor Member. our quality assured associates have been recruited due to their diverse business backgrounds, experience in mental health, and their ability to engage and motivate attendees.
Online course deliveries take place through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub, as a blend of live training sessions and individual learning activities.
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If you are booking as an individual, you can learn more about course options and book directly with one of our independent instructors here:
If you are looking to train eight people or more, get in touch with our workplace mental health experts to learn more and to discuss your organisation's requirements:
We strive to create courses and resources that everyone can access. When you book training through MHFA England, please specify if you will need course materials in accessible formats.
Visit our accessibility page for more information.
See how other organisations are using MHFA England training. Video case studies:
Take a look at our selection of free downloadable resources for workplace mental health including strategic guidance, interactive toolkits, and advice for line managers.V2 FINAL Implementing MHFAiders - Guide for employers Being an MHFAider - Your guide to the role 2022