Mental Health First Aid Training – England

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

This course is comprised of four online sessions and approximately 6.5 hours of individual learning.

Session 1 – Tuesday 10th November, 9:30am-11:30am

Session 2 – Friday 13th November, 9:30am-12pm

Session 3 – Tuesday 17th November, 9:30am-11:30am

Session 4 – Friday 20th November, 9:30am-11:30am

Learning takes place through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions. A practical skills and awareness course designed to give you:

– A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own

– 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 appropriate support

Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

– Raises awareness and mental health literacy

– Reduces stigma around mental ill health

– Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues

– Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

– Each participant will receive a certificate, a wallet-sized reference card plus a comprehensive manual with information about sources of support for people experiencing poor mental health.

For enquiries about future courses, or in house training, please contact Advance Brighter Futures via info@abfwxm.co.uk

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