This updated 2-day Mental Health First Aid England course includes a three-year package of support to help Mental Health First Aiders carry out their role with confidence.
As well as the best evidence-based Mental Health First Aid training, trainees receive three-year access to ongoing learning and support through the MHFAider Support App®. The app gives you 24/7 digital support, access to exclusive resources, ongoing learning opportunities.
Suitable for a range of sectors and professionals
Mental Health First Aid training upskills managers and teams with the knowledge and skills to become a Mental Health First Aider.
Training helps to minimise the impact of poor mental health at work. It is adaptable and designed to benefit those in a range of sectors and professional roles including people managers, team members, HR, learning and development and senior leaders.
Learners who attend this training gain:
an understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect mental health
an understanding of common mental health conditions e.g., anxiety and depression
an understanding of the impact of stress on mental health
practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
increased confidence around mental health conversations and non-judgemental listening
information to help you signpost someone to professional help and resources
confidence to challenge stigma
Session 1: Includes introduction to mental health and mental health first aid action plan, self-care, mental health language and stress.
Session 2: Includes anxiety, eating disorders, active listening, substance misuse, self-harm.
Session 3: Includes depression, suicide and psychosis.
Session 4: Includes recovery, boundaries and moving forward in your role.
Everyone who completes the course gets:
a workbook and access to an online manual
a certificate of attendance
three-years’ access to resources and ongoing learning opportunities.
Duration: 4 modules delivered over 2 or 4 days (2 days in total)
Delivery mode: online / in person
Format: group activities, presentations and discussion
Trainer: Esther Thomas, Mental Health First Aid England Instructor