MHFA Adult Training

Mental Health First Aid for Adults

Course Type - Online

This 15hr online course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider for working with and supporting adults

  1. An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well-being
  2. Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  3. Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  4. Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  5. 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 combination of all
  6. Ability to support someone with a long term mental health issue to thrive
  7. Tools to look after your own mental well-being ​
  • This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub
  • Learning takes place through four live training sessions spread across one to two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. See course structure section below for more detail
  • Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
  • About mental health
  • Risk factors for mental ill health
  • Protective factors for mental health
  • Preventing mental health issues and promoting well-being
  • Topics included within the Youth MHFA course include:
  • Depression – Anxiety – Suicide – Psychosis – Self-harm – Eating disorders

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

From £162.50 with volume discount, contact our team for more information.

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