Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised, two-day training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health, including how to provide support on a first aid basis. Just like how physical first aid training doesn't teach you to be a paramedic, MHFA won't teach you to be a therapist or counsellor. Instead, it will provide you with the skills and confidence necessary to listen, reassure and respond to the concerns of others, even in a crisis. Learn more about the role of a Mental Health First Aider.
Duration: 2 days.
Certification: Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate from MHFA England.
Course delivery: Mental Health First Aid training is available for on-site or remote delivery. Delivered by a qualified MHFA instructor (accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health), learning takes place through a mixture of group activities, presentations and discussions. Individuals can also register for one of our open-house workshops as they become available.
Aims and outcomes:
- Gain a deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that influence wellbeing.
- Develop practical skills to identify triggers and signs of mental ill-health.
- Build the confidence to step in, reassure, and support someone in distress.
- Enhance interpersonal skills, including non-judgmental listening.
- Acquire the knowledge to guide individuals to appropriate support.
This course has been very insightful, emotional and extremely interesting. It has given me much improved knowledge around this sensitive subject, and I feel I now have the confidence and ability to approach and help people moving forward."
The facilitator was amazing and made me feel comfortable and at ease right away. I now feel more prepared for my role of Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead. Thank you for this course and the information I have been provided."
Why Choose MINDFUL EMPLOYER?
| Nationally recognised for workplace mental health support and guidance.
As an NHS service, we are uniquely positioned to bridge the gap between clinical expertise and practical workplace solutions. Employing a team of mental health and human resource professionals, our highly skilled trainers will assist you in your learning by drawing on their wider experience to provide real-world examples and insights to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive, evidence-based support.