Project Description

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training

1 Day Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion

Around 1 in 6 workers experience common mental health issues each week

Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest causes of sickness absence in the UK.  Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England training helps to create a safe, healthy workplace where employees’ mental health and wellbeing are prioritised.

Mental Health First Aid England training is designed to benefit those in a range of roles including volunteers, employees, line managers, HR professionals, occupational health professionals and senior leaders.  MHFA training is evidence-based and taught in over 25 countries across all sectors.

This one-day mental health awareness course equips you with the skills and knowledge to become a Mental Health First Aid Champion. You will gain an understanding of common mental health issues and the confidence to advocate for mental health awareness at work.  Attendees learn about:

  • common mental health conditions

  • mental health and stress in the workplace

  • stigma and discrimination

  • depression

  • anxiety

  • other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • early warning signs of mental ill-health

  • alcohol, drugs and mental health

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • a manual and workbook to refer to whenever you need it

  • a certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aid Champion

  • a ‘Line Managers’ Resource’ to help you support employees experiencing mental ill-health

Session details:

  • duration: 1 day online or in-person

  • participants: Up to 16

  • a mix of group activities, presentations and discussion.

  • delivered by an accredited Mental Health First Aid England Instructor

To discuss how Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England training can support your staff and organisation, contact

We also offer MHFA England First Aider, Aware and Refresher courses, the details of which can be found on our mental health and work section.



1 Day
(online or in-person)


£200 per person /
group in-house: Ask

Refresh this course

Every 3 years

A safe environment

“The trainer created a really safe environment to discuss a difficult subject. Esther is very knowledgeable and reassuring. It’s a great course and inspires empathy and confidence…”​


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