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Adult Mental Health First Aider

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

- An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well-being

- 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 combination of all

- Ability to support someone with a long term mental health issue to thrive

- Tools to look after your own mental well-being

This course is currently only available online. Please contact us to arrange a 'closed course' for your team.

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Format

This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub. 
- Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.
- Each session is built around a 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.

What will I 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 Mental Health First Aider course include:
Depression - Anxiety - Suicide - Psychosis - Self-harm - Eating disorders - Personality disorders - Cognitive behavioural therapy

What do I get to take away?

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

How do I book?

This course is priced at £300 per person.
For further information, or to book your place on our Mental Health First Aid course, please click here.

If you are enquiring on behalf of your organisation, please complete our 'contact' form below for our discounted rates.

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“I feel like I have a good understanding and more knowledge on mental health. Very good training and instructor – I will recommend the course to others.”