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Mental Health First Aid (Adult)

Upcoming Dates:

Date and Time Location Price
9 and 10 July 2024, 9am- 5pm Manchester £275 + VAT per person
11 and 12 September 2024, 9:30am-5:30pm Manchester £275 + VAT per person
5, 6, 12 and 13 November 2024, 9am-1pm Online £275 + VAT per person
Workplace Dates Online or Face to Face £3,200 + VAT (up to 16 participants)
Additional Facilitation – Embedding the role into your organisation Online or Face to Face £775 + VAT (up to 20 participants)


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised course which will qualify you as a Mental Health First Aider in your workplace. Over 2 days (or 4 half days) you will learn to recognise warning signs of poor mental health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone who may be experiencing a mental health problem while keeping yourself safe.

We run regular Open Access MHFA courses which are ideal for individuals or small groups.

Spaces on these courses are limited so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

All training includes hard copies of course manuals to be posted ahead of the training. Therefore, please allow at least 10 days notice before attending this course. Materials are required to participate in the training. Certificates will be emailed to participants after completion of the course.

MHFA Training for Your Workplace

For larger groups, we can deliver MHFA training exclusively for your organisation, online or face to face.

Is this a new initiative for your organisation? We can offer a further bespoke half day session in which your Mental Health First Aiders will design their job role within the organisation, including how they will support each other, how often, if there is a need for reporting and who this will be to, and how. Full MHFA package – 16 participants, plus bespoke half day session for all 16, plus up to 4 key organisation members (i.e. HR) for £3,975 + VAT.

Charities are eligible for a 30% discount on places and Charity Partners are eligible for a 20% discount. Please get in touch for you discount code.


Who is it for

Employees who would like to be a key point of contact to support colleagues who may be experiencing a mental health problem.

Learning aims
  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health problems
  • 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
Course content
  • What is mental health, and overcoming stigma and discrimination
  • MHFA action plan
  • Symptoms, risk factors and treatment of common mental health problems
  • Signposting to treatment and resources, crisis first aid
  • Self care

We’re a local, independent charity and we’re here to support you.

Any profit we make from training is invested back into our charity to enable us to continue to provide and develop our services for young people and adults at a time when they are more needed than ever. Find out more about the work we do here.

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