Mental Health First Aid

Course Information

This Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course, developed by MHFA England teaches individuals how to recognise the signs that someone may need support with their mental health and offer help. It will provide in-depth understanding of mental health and the various factors that can affect mental well-being.

Many people are unsure how to respond to someone who appears to be experiencing a mental health problem. This course aims to address this uncertainty, by equipping individuals with the knowledge and confidence to recognise mental health problems, and enable them to respond helpfully. In addition to being able to start positive conversations about mental health, a trained Mental Health First Aider is also a role model for how to manage, understand and support mental health, ultimately supporting your overall workforce and workplace.

Entry Requirements

Speak English

Any Age

Any Industry

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Mental Health First Aid

This Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course, developed by MHFA England teaches individuals how to recognise the signs that someone may need support with their mental health and offer help. It will provide in-depth understanding of mental health and the various factors that can affect mental well-being.

This course trains you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • 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 their employer, the NHS, or a mix
Benefits of Mental Health First Aiders
  • Facilitate your staff in becoming more aware of mental health in the workplace and learning more about the practical ways that you as an employer can help to recognise and support colleagues who are suffering from a mental health condition
  • Gain a Mental Health First Aider for your workplace, who can lead on mental health awareness and support your teams
  • Help to reduce the costs of lost productivity due to absenteeism
  • Retain valued and experienced staff – avoiding expensive recruitment and training costs
  • Ensure that you are upholding your duty of care and legislative obligations as an employers.
  • Gain a more detailed understanding of mental health, and the knowledge to feel more confident in recognising and supporting colleagues who are suffering from a mental health condition
  • Receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of this course
Mental Health First Aid Course format
  • This MHFA course is delivered in Liverpool, over two days, by our team of trained experts
  • Content is delivered via presentations, group activities and workshops
  • All individuals are supported by their tutor. We limit the course numbers so that our tutors can offer the advice and guidance needed by participants
  • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • We limit numbers on our MHFA training course to 16 people, so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

We can facilitate corporate group bookings for this course and even deliver the course at your premises.

The Every Mind Matters campaign from MHFA and the NHS encourages everyone to understand more about mental health, how to look after it, and how to support others. Create your self-care plan today by clicking here.

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