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 firstname.lastname@example.org