This course is available as either an online or face to face training session.
This introductory four hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:
Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences
This is a half day course delivered either face to face or via online video conferencing
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
Everyone who completes the session gets:
A certificate to say they are Youth Mental Health Aware
A manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it
Get in touch with our team to discuss your organisation's requirements.
If you’re looking to book a small number of individual places on a course, you may want to book directly with one of our independent Instructor Members. Find courses running near you.
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.
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Protective and risk factors
Stigma and discrimination
Mental Health Continuum
Protective and risk factors case studies
Self-harm and suicide
Signs and symptoms of mental ill health in young people
Hand Model of the Brain
Take Time Together
Signposting to professional and self-help
Self-awareness and self-care
Action for Happiness: GREAT DREAM